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Stephen Brett

Stephen Brett, one of 140 convicts transported on the Dick, 02 October 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Stephen Brett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1772
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1831
Age: 59 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Dick
Departure date: 2nd October, 1820
Arrival date: 12th March, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 140 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 405 (204)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Ship; Dick - 1821
Name; Stephen Brett
Age; 49
Native Place; Kent
Trade or calling; Labourer
Trial; Kent - 24 July 1820
Height; 5 ft. 6 1/2 in
Eyes; Black
Hair; Black to grey
Completion; Dark

1829 - 5 Oct. Ticket of Leave; 29/772
Noted across Ticket; DEAD; as reported by Sup. of Police. Illawarra in letter dated 5 Feb 1831

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th April, 2021 wrote:

1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (TNA Copy)
No; 1175
Name; Stephen Brett
Age; 52 ** as per register **
Ship; Dick - 1820
Sentence; Life
Religion; Protestant
Assigned; Jno Farley, Airds
Noted; Against name; DIED: Jan 1831

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1772 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 30th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1831 (prev. 0000)

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