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Augustus Dalmas, one of 220 convicts transported on the David Malcolm, 13 May 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Central Criminal Court
13th May, 1845
25th August, 1845
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Travelled with 220 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 279 (141). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. http://www.oldbaileyonline.orgNewspapers online http://trove.nla.gov.au
||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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Leonie Dolley on 12th April, 2013 wrote:
Augustus died at Hobart.
Hannah Powell on 10th November, 2013 wrote:
Got saved from death sentence by George washington walker.
Daughter came out to Australia from England to live with Augustus before he got set free. Caroline Dalmas and George washington Walker helped make Augustus A free man with no sentence.
Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th November, 2013 wrote:
“DALMAS -On the 20th October, 1874, at the residence of his son-in-law, E G. Crowhurst, 2, Garden Crescent, Hobart Town, Tasmania, Augustus Dalmas (of Tours, France),aged 79 years, formerly of the fire of Graves and Dalmas,
Thames Bank, Chelsea. English, Sydney, and French papers please copy. The funeral will take place on Thursday next, at 10 o’clock a.m.” (Mercury newspaper 28 Oct 1874.)
Hannah Powell on 11th November, 2013 wrote:
I am a direct descendent of Augustus Dalmas, and have the Family Bible that he gave to Caroline (his daughter) after he was set free. George Washington Walker (One of the founder of the Friends school - which I attend) Helped him purchase this bible. For more information contact me on this email : AAA.unknoAwn.AAA@gmail.com
Nigelfore on 31st August, 2014 wrote:
31st august 2014
I am the great great great grandson of Sarah Macfarlane whose throat Augustus Dalmas slit. My mother, June Macfarlane would like this fact not forgotten
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th September, 2014 wrote:
The transcript of the trial can be found on the Old Bailey (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=def1-1775-18440610). Original sentence was Death. Obviously commuted to life transportation.
(Research interest only, not related to person.)
Convict Changes History
Leonie Dolley on 12th April, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1791, date of death 1874, gender, crime
Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th November, 2013 made the following changes:
Carol Axton-Thompson on 5th September, 2014 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 279 (141). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. http://www.oldbaileyonline.orgNewspapers online http://trove.nla.gov.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Pr