Full name: Joseph Byrne
Date of Birth: Unknown (supposed to have been around November 1856, or early 1857)
Date of Death: 28/06/1880
Parents: Patrick Byrne & Margret White
Siblings: John, Catherine, Patrick, Mary, Dennis, Margaret, Ellen
Native place: Victoria (Australia)
Recorded features: Height – 5’9½”; complexion – fair; Hair – light brown; Eyes – blue.
Religion: Roman Catholic
Education: Read & write
Convictions: May 1876 – 6 months for unlawful possession of the carcass of a cow.
* “Joseph Byrne wore grey tweed paget coat, brown tweed trousers and vest, Rob Roy shirt, black tie, elastic side boots, and light felt hat.” (December 1878)
* “Byrne stands nearly six feet high, long features, fair complexion, and an effeminate cast of countenance, and of a nervous disposition; his manner is quiet, and he appears to a casual observer an inoffensive man.” (February 1879)
* “Joseph Byrne, 21 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches high, thin build, fair complexion and hair, small whiskers, beard, and moustache of same color, grey eyes, active appearance, has a peculiar swagger when walking ; dressed in light tweed paget suit, and light felt hat with turned-down crown.” (March 1879)