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John Dickrow

John Dickrow, one of 184 convicts transported on the Phoenix, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dickrow
Aliases: Duckrow, Ducrow
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 20th May, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 113 (58)
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

Pat Saltmarsh on 3rd May, 2016 wrote:

mrd Ellen Haley
One son Thomas Richard DUCROW

patricia may SALTMARSH on 1st August, 2017 wrote:

Native place Liverpool England b c 1800
Convict Police number 261
Drowned Prime Seal Island off Flinders Island
Tasmanian Archives =Convict Indents; Convict 261 John DICKROW
  Con31/9;CSO 1/2283

Married 19/5/1834 Ellen Halley St David’s Church of England Hobart Town
B.D&M   Tasmania - John DUCKROW & Ellen HALLEY 19 May 1834
One child Thomas Richard Duckrow/Ducrow
B D & M Tasmania-Thomas Richard DUCKROW 13 Sept 1835

patricia may SALTMARSH on 2nd August, 2017 wrote:

B.D&M   Tasmania-
John DUCKROW & Ellen HALLEY 19 May 1834
Thomas Richard DUCKROW 13 Sept 1835
John Drowneed Prime Seal Island 7 Oct 1836
Tasmanian Archives =Convict Indents; Convict 261 John DICKROWCon31/9;CSO 1/2283

Convict Changes History

Pat Saltmarsh on 3rd May, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Duckrow, alias2: Ducrow, date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Mark Blamey on 17th December, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000)

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