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Augustus Dauncey

Augustus Dauncey, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Augustus Dauncey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1829
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Gloucester, Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 27th September, 1847
Arrival date: 9th January, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 215 (109). England & Wales, Criminal Registers, England, Gloucestershire, 1844, HO 27; Piece: 72; Page: 336
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

Juliet on 20th June, 2017 wrote:

he was executed at age 19 in the Old Melbourne Jail for the murder of Matthew Luck that he committed when he was 15. I believe he was the youngest person ever to receive capital punishment in Australia

Iris Dunne on 21st June, 2017 wrote:

Criminal Register: age: 16, Date of Trial: 2 July 1844, Offences: Larceny before convicted of felony, Sentences: Imprisonment: 4 months & 2 months
Aust. Convict Transportation Registers: trial: 31 December 1844, Term: 7 years
1841 living with parents Samuel and Sarah and siblings Sarah, James, Alfred, Pamela, Maria, Rachel at Gloucestershire, Wotton Under Edge, District 7 as per England Census
DOB may be 1828 or 1829

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 21st June, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 215 (109). England & Wales, Criminal Registers, England, Gloucestershire, 1844, HO 27; Piece: 72; Page: 336 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project.

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