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George Dodd

George Dodd, one of 250 convicts transported on the Candahar, 26 March 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Dodd
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Pickpocket
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Candahar
Departure date: 26th March, 1842
Arrival date: 20th July, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 250 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 47 (25)
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

Maureen Withey on 15th December, 2019 wrote:

Marriage Permissions - https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-3p041j2k
George Dodd, Candahar, and Caroline Warn, free, permission approved 11 Nov 1848. Married by the Rev. Mr Fry, 8 Dec 1848.

Maureen Withey on 15th December, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 15 December 2019), August 1841, trial of GEORGE DODD (t18410823-1961).
GEORGE DODD, Theft > pocketpicking, 23rd August 1841.

1961. GEORGE DODD was indicted for stealing, on the 5th of August, 1 handkerchief, value 2s. 6d., the goods of Thomas Muloch, from his person; to which he pleaded.

GUILTY . Aged 19.— Transported for Ten Years.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th December, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

Maureen Withey on 15th December, 2019 made the following changes:


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