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Henry Dicketts

Henry Dicketts, one of 224 convicts transported on the Eliza, 02 February 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Dicketts
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Bricklayer
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: Machine breaking
Convicted at: Wilts. Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 2nd February, 1831
Arrival date: 29th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 9 (7) SHIPS, ELIZA, PROTEUS and OTHERS, SWING RIOTERS to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) compiler. Geoffrey Sharman, Tasmania. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~austas/proteus.htm
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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greg petersen on 16th February, 2017 wrote:

Transported for Rioting, Dicketts was one of about 475 Swing Rioters, convicted for ARSON, MACHINE BREAKING, RECEIVING, or RIOTING, transported to Van Diemen’s Land (VDL, now Tasmania) or New South Wales from 18 Counties of south east England 1831-33.

The VDL contingent of 329 arrived in Hobart on Eliza (224 male), Mary (1 female) and Proteus (98 male) in 1831; Gilmore, Lord William Bentinck (1 male each), York (2 male) in 1832 and Lotus (2 male) in 1833. Three swing rioters, first transported to NSW per Eleanor, eventually became temporary or permanent Tasmanians bringing the total number of known VDL ex-Swing rioters to 332.

born: 1811 Milford, Wiltshire
Gaol report: Unknown
Hulk report: None
Single.
Stated this offence “Machine Breaking”
Dicketts gained a Free Pardon 3rd February 1836

greg petersen on 19th February, 2017 wrote:

Henry Dicketts was one of about 475 Swing Rioters, convicted for ARSON, MACHINE BREAKING, RECEIVING, or RIOTING, transported to Van Diemen’s Land (VDL, now Tasmania) or New South Wales from 18 Counties of south east England 1831-33
born: 1811 in Milford, Wiltshire
Description: Trade, Bricklayer & Plasterer
Height w/out shoes: 5’6½”, Age: 20
Complexion: Fair, Head: Round, Hair: Brown
Whiskers: ?, Visage: M.S., Forehead: ?
Eyebrows: Brown, Eyes: L Grey Blind of left white pupil, Nose: Long Straight, Mouth: M.W.
Chin: Small, Mole on rt side chin, mole on rt arm
April 15th 1832 working for himself on Saturday week & Saturday last contrary to orders pleading ignorance as to the Govt. order he is admonished
April 29th 1833 Late & neglecting his duty 3 days impt?
Free pardon 3rd February 1836

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 16th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

greg petersen on 19th February, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 9 (7) SHIPS, ELIZA, PROTEUS and OTHERS, SWING RIOTERS to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) compiler. Geoffrey Sharman, Tasmania. http://www.rootsweb.anc

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