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Michael Dodd

Michael Dodd, one of 225 convicts transported on the Stag, 02 February 1855

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Dodd
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1830
Occupation: Coachman/groom
Date of Death: 18th December, 1895
Age: 65 years

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 15 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Liverpool
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Stag
Departure date: 2nd February, 1855
Arrival date: 23rd May, 1855
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 109 (56)
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

Sandra Sicari on 31st March, 2016 wrote:

Arrived west Australia 1855 literate Roman Catholic married 1864 Elizabeth Smith where he was a farm labourer in Dandaragan I’m a descendant of one of his daughters Agnes Mary Ann Dodd

D Wong on 1st April, 2016 wrote:

Michael Dodd was 25 years old, literate RC., single, 5’9” tall, red hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, cut on right and right arm, he had previous convictions.

25/8/1856: TOL
24/9/1859: CP

Michael was a small farmer in Dandaragan.

1866: Married Elizabeth Sarah Smith – they had 11 children.

18/12/1895: Michael died of Influenza at Dandaragan, Western Australia.

Elizabeth died 11/12/1906 at Moora, Western Australia, Australia, aged 86.

Convict Changes History

Sandra Sicari on 31st March, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, gender: m, occupation, crime

Sandra Sicari on 31st March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 1st April, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 18th December, 1895 (prev. 0000)

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