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John Dobbokin, one of 236 convicts transported on the Mangles, 08 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Dobikin, Dobbokin, Dobekin
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||3rd August, 1858
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 496
||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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D Wong on 13th May, 2013 wrote:
John “Dobikin” (used in most records) was 22 years old on arrival and was transported for “stealing 20 shirts”. His occupation was a Weaver/Labourer/Waiter.
1837: TOL Patrick Plains.
1837: TOL Holder employed by James Glennie, Patrick Plains.
1843: Married Catherine O’Conner at Maitland (listed as Dobbikin). They had 2 or 3 daughters (could not find all the records).
3/8/1858: John died at Bremer River near Ipswich.
14/8/1858: Moreton Bay Courier: This article was inserted by his wife Catherine Dobikin, Bremer River, near Ipswich 11/8/1858 - There had been a report that John was intoxicated at the time of his accident and Catherine wrote to say that this was not so and John had been on a dray, along with his daughter and son-in-law, and his other 12 year old daughter.
He had gone to pick up some goods and to deliver them to a neighbour, Mr Duke of Sandy Creek. Upon leaving Mr Duke’s at a distance of about 600 yards, the horse missed it’s footing and the dray tipped over, throwing John and his 12 year old daughter into a waterhole.
John Dobikin struck his head on the side of the wheel and fractured his skull, dying instantly. His daughter was unscathed.
Catherine died at Emmaville in 1891.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 13th May, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, alias2, alias3, date of birth 1808, date of death 3rd August, 1858, gender, occupation, crime