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John Dale

John Dale, one of 192 convicts transported on the Circassian, 04 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dale
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1833
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Circassian
Departure date: 4th November, 1832
Arrival date: 16th February, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 443 (222)
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

D Wong on 16th October, 2013 wrote:

John Dale was tried at Lancaster on 24/10/1831 for “stealing 2 table cloths”, he was single and had also been convicted in 1825.

John died at sea on the passage.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th October, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1833, gender, crime

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