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James Dick

James Dick, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 March 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Dick
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Cotton spinner
Date of Death: 18th December, 1832
Age: 24 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Street robbery
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd March, 1827
Arrival date: 25th July, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 192 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 120
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th April, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: James Dick. Age: 18
Date of conviction: 26 Sep 1826
Place of Conviction: Glasgow
Estimated birth year: abt 1808
Vessel: Guildford (7) Port of Arrival: Sydney Cove
Date of Arrival: 25 Jul 1827.
Reads. Glasgow. Cotton Spinning
Picking pockets. 26/09/1826. Life. 5’2 1/4”
Estimated birth year 1808
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891
Name: James Dick. Date: 1827-1830
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Assignment and Employment of Convicts
Title: Road Gang Report, 1827-1830
Volume Number: 7/2689
James Dick - Guildford
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891
Name: James Dick Date: 18 Dec 1832
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Death Register, 1828-1879
Volume Number: 4/4549
Killed by the Mounted Police
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Name: James Dick
Date: 18 Dec 1832
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Effects of Deceased Convicts, 1826-1841
Volume Number: 4/2526
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records,
1 pound, 15 shillings and 8 pence
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James Longmuir on 21st January, 2022 wrote:

Guilty of street robbery in Glasgow Scotland on 7th August 1826.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 18th December, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

James Longmuir on 21st January, 2022 made the following changes:

crime

Iris Dunne on 21st January, 2022 made the following changes:

occupation

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