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William Dobie, one of 300 convicts transported on the Rodney, 19 September 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th July, 1904
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 225 (115)
||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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Gordon Dobie on 21st February, 2014 wrote:
Married Margaret Symes in 1875. Purchased 110 acres at Tooleen Victoria some time in the 1870s died in 1904 leaving 7 children: Mary 28, William 26,John 24, Thomas 22, Edward (dec’), Isobel 20, Edward James 18,
D Wong on 22nd February, 2014 wrote:
William Dobie was 20 years old when transported.
He was convicted along with Kerr Stewart, for housebreaking and stealing porter, the property of Robert Kerr, Bristo Street, Edinburgh and William Marshall, Potterow, Edinburgh.
William was 5’7 3/4” tall, could read and write a little, single, brown hair, blue eyes, scars.
Sisters: Mary and Isabella (all at Edinburgh)
Convict Changes History
Gordon Dobie on 21st February, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th July, 1904 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 22nd February, 2014 made the following changes: