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Henry Dixon

Henry Dixon, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Dixon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 9th January, 1840
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Warwick Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 123 (64)
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

Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 wrote:

Henry Dixon was convicted at Warwick on 27 April 1829 for stealing wearing apparel. 7yr sentence. Previous offences.

Single Man.

Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Surrey’ arriving Dec 1829.

Assignments in Colony.
Records of misconduct, punishments and time at Port Arthur Penal Settlement.
7 Oct 1833: Breaking & entering. Committed to trial at Supreme Court. To be hanged - commuted to Life.

Died H.M. Colonial Hospital 9 Jan 1840.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 9th January, 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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