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James Dodd

James Dodd, one of 280 convicts transported on the Oriental Queen, 23 October 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Dodd
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 9th March, 1829
Occupation: Shoemaker
Date of Death: 14th March, 1903
Age: 74 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Chester Assizes at Chester
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Oriental Queen
Departure date: 23rd October, 1852
Arrival date*: 23rd June, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 531 (268) England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892 - 1849 New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia, Convict Pardons and Tickets of Leave, 1834-1859 - pardons 1856-1859 Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950 Registration Number 693 1851 England Census - Blackburn p. 47
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

Laurel McKenzie on 27th June, 2020 wrote:

Convicted 31/03/1849 at Cheshire
Ticket of Leave or pardon after 6 years of 10 year sentence
Married Agnes Liddle 26 April 1858 in Port Sorell, Tasmania

Convict Changes History

Laurel McKenzie on 27th June, 2020 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 531 (268) England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892 - 1849 New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia, Convict Pardons and Tickets of Leave, 1834-18

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