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Francis Dorrington

Francis Dorrington, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Dorrington
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Ostler
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: Cornwall Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 234
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842.

Name; Francis Dorrington
No; 32 - 429. Indent No; 20
Age;  29 Est birth Year; 1802
Read & Write;
Married, 1 male and 1 female child
Religion; Protestant
Native Place; Tregony
Calling; Van driver, post boy, ostler
Offence; Robbing van office
Date of Trial: 24th Mar 1831
Sentence; 7 years. previous conviction. 6 months
Height; 5 ft. 5 1/4
Complexion; Sallow
Hair; Dark brown.
Eyes; Hazel
Noted against name; BROTHER; John Dorrington two years ago ( possibly; Per ship Burrell - 1830)

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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