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Augustus Dauncey, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Gloucester, Gloucester Quarter Sessions
27th September, 1847
9th January, 1848
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 298 other convicts
||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
||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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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.