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William Dickerson

William Dickerson, one of 240 convicts transported on the Bardaster, 07 September 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Dickerson
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bardaster
Departure date: 7th September, 1835
Arrival date: 13th January, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 155 (80)
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 Speirs on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:

Parents:  William Dickerson & Sarah Millington.  Brother to John Dickerson (Cornwall 1851).
Married Ann Brand 1 June 1831 Christ Church, Spitalfields, Stepney, London.  Two children Mary Emma (1832, Balsham) and Elizabeth Brand (1834, Balsham).
Permission to marry 8 Sept. 1841 Convict William Dickerson permission to marry Mary Ann Madden (free) ref: CON 52/1/2, p.34. RGD37/2,1842/1370
Married 6 May 1842, Hamilton, Tasmania.  3 children, Mary Ann Elizabeth (24 Oct. 1841 Hamilton), John James (2 June 1843, Ouse) William Joseph (1845 Ouse).
Mary Ann Madden emigrated 18 June 1833 arrived 9 October 1833 in Hobart on “Edward Colston” from Liverpool.  Believed born Dublin.

D Speirs on 2nd October, 2012 wrote:

Full name William Thomas Millington Dickerson

D Speirs on 5th October, 2012 wrote:

Crime:  Stealing a coat and geese,  Conduct report shows several inc. buying a shirt from a prisoner who had absconded from his service.
CON 27/1/2 p.48 of 197
Conduct:  CON 31/1/11 p.6 of 206
(source: linc.tas.gov.au

Convict Changes History

D Speirs on 2nd October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1810, occupation

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