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Elizabeth Dickson, one of 179 convicts transported on the Buffalo, 04 May 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th April, 1891
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 94
||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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Pamela Harrod on 23rd August, 2015 wrote:
Elizabeth gave birth to her son Thomas Charles Dixon in 1837. She married a total of four times and was outlived by her last husband, she died at the home of her son in Richmond, Victoria.
Michael Hately on 13th September, 2016 wrote:
Daughter of Catharine Houston and James Dickson
D Wong on 14th September, 2016 wrote:
National Records of Scotland:
Precognition against Elizabeth Rae, Catherine Smith for the crime of uttering base coin at Moore Street, Gallowgate, Glasgow.
Elizabeth Rae, wife of William Rae, plasterer, m.s. Dickson, Age: c.30, Address: Moore Street, Gallowgate, Glasgow, Origin: Native of Paisley
Catherine Smith, wife of Robert Smith, pensioner, m.s. Houston, Age: 60, Address: Edinburgh, Origin: Native of Paisley.
Elizabeth Rae, wife of William Rae, plasterer, m.s. Dickson, Verdict: Guilty, Verdict Comments: Guilty in terms of own confession, Sentence: Transportation - 14 years. Note: Pannel cannot write.
Catherine Smith, wife of Robert Smith, pensioner, m.s. Houston, Verdict: Diet dismissed, Sentence: Diet deserted and dismissed. Note: The Advocate Depute did not proceed with the case.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th January, 2021 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
No; 627 - 33. Indent No; 170
Name; Elizabeth Dickson alias Rae
Read & writes. Married, 1 male child on board
Native County; Paisley
Offence; Base coin
Trial; 20 Dec 1832
Height; 5 ft. 2 in
Complexion; Fair and little freckled
Shelley Hirschfeld on 30th July, 2021 wrote:
On Death Certificate her parents are listed as Edward Dickson and Elizabeth Stevens.She was disposed to John Raymond the Post Master general of NSW. It also states she had a male child, I cannot find out what happened to the child.
Convict Changes History
Pamela Harrod on 23rd August, 2015 made the following changes:
alias1: Rae (alias) (prev. Rae (Alias)), date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th April, 1891 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime
Michael Hately on 13th September, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 1818), crime
D Wong on 14th September, 2016 made the following changes:
Shelley Hirschfeld on 30th July, 2021 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 30th July, 2021 made the following changes:
alias1: Rae (prev. Rae (alias))