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Robert Dickinson

Robert Dickinson, one of 138 convicts transported on the Lady Ridley, 04 January 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Dickinson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1843
Age: 60 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York, Leeds Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Ridley
Departure date: 4th January, 1821
Arrival date: 27th June, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 137 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 7 (5)
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

Peter on 10th August, 2014 wrote:

b. abt 1785 Leeds, York
Trial:  Leeds Boro Qtr Sess 23 Oct 1820 sentenced to 7 yrs transport for petty larceny.
HTG Saturday 1 September 1827 – TL – No. 205 – spelled DICKENSON
HTC Saturday 27 October 1827 - CF – No. 205 - spelled DICKINSON
He married Elizabeth Cooke and became a farmer.
1842 TAS census has him in Tea Tree Brush with his wife and three children.
He died 28 Oct 1843 age 60 years.

Convict Changes History

Peter on 10th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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