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John Dillon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dillon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkenny
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts


Primary source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written).
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 10th March, 2020 wrote:

The Convict Indentures state that John Dillon was 28 years old.  He could neither read nor write; religion Catholic; status single and a native of Wexford.  He was a labourer (gripple?).  He was convicted of stealing bed clothes on 26 March 1828 at Kilkenny and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - height 5 feet 9 inches; complexion dark ruddy and pock pitted; hair brown and eyes hazel.  Transport number 134.
Assigned to Mr John Tucker, Parramatta.

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 10th March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australia Convict Indentures (hand written). (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Dillon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1801, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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