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John Dare, one of 240 convicts transported on the Parkfield, 12 May 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 43 (23)
||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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Anonymous on 16th June, 2012 wrote:
John Dare was transported with his 2 brother-in-law’s John and James Andrews on the Parkfield. They had all committed highway robbery together.
John was 29 years old and a widower. His wife Mary Andrews b1806 (the sister of John & James had died before 1838 and they had 2 sons, Charles 1835 and Laurence also 1835.
The only death for John Dare in NSW was in 1875 so it may have been him, I also did not find any further marriage for him.
Some reports of him marrying Margery Livinstone in 1859 are not correct, that John Dare was born in 1832 and ran the Sovereign Hotel in Toowoomba.
Robert Kemsley on 30th March, 2015 wrote:
John Dare had 4 children; 3 males & 1 female
Charlotte Baptised 3 Jan 1831; Lawrence 25 Nov 1832: Robert 12 Oct 1843: James 2 Jul 1836
All North Curry, Somerset, England
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 16th June, 2012 made the following changes: