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Henry Dickerson

Henry Dickerson, one of 280 convicts transported on the Hougoumont, 10 October 1867

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Dickerson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1840
Occupation: Painter & glazier
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 10 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Surrey, Newington Adjourned General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Hougoumont
Departure date: 10th October, 1867
Arrival date: 9th January, 1868
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 251 (128)
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

D Wong on 18th July, 2014 wrote:

Henry Dickerson had a previous conviction.
He was single, literate, 5’0 3/8” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, D left side.

24/12/1873: TOL
23/4/1889: COF, Geraldton

Known areas: Fremantle
Comments: Carpenter, pulling hand, boatman, teamster, striker.

Nothing found on the WA BDM for Henry.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th July, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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