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Richard Dickenson

Richard Dickenson, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Dickenson
Aliases: Dickinson
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1071 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 68
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

Maureen Withey on 15th May, 2019 wrote:

The assizes for this county ended here on Tuesday last, at which four prisoners were capitally convicted, viz. James Hillier, for stealing two silver spoons, two shirts, a pair of shoes , and other goods, the property of Wm Weeks, of Broughton; Richard Dickenson, for stealing a silver watch, John Carter for stealing out of the counting-house of John Clark, of Trowbridge, 18 guineas in gold; and Wm Scutts , for breaking into the dwelling-house of Geo. Thrasher, of Garsden, and stealing £30 in gold and silver. Hillier is left for execution, the other three reprieved.
Bath Chronicle, 10 Aug 1786

Richard Dickinson was transported on the Neptune.
NSW Early Convict Index.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Dickinson, gender: m, crime

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