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Samuel Dodd

Samuel Dodd, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Dodd
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer/reaper/milkman/so...
Date of Death: 1883
Age: 82 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 253 (128)
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

D Wong on 10th March, 2013 wrote:

Samuel Dodd was 31 years old when transported for “Stealing Geese”.

Samuel left behind a wife, son and daughter.

24/6/1836: TOL Bathurst
3/8/1839: COF

March 1847: Married Rachel Fitzgibbons, widow of John Fitzgibbons (Minerva 1819), at St Lawrence’s in Sydney.

1883: Samuel died at Orange, aged 85 (Should be 82).
Rachel died in 1907 and both are buried at the Orange Cemetery.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801, date of death 1883, gender, occupation, crime

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