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James Dover

James Dover, one of 140 convicts transported on the Dick, 02 October 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Dover
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th April, 1801
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 16th July, 1872
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Dick
Departure date: 2nd October, 1820
Arrival date: 12th March, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 140 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 404
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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Anonymous on 22nd May, 2011 wrote:

Convicted of poaching and assualt
Married Louisa HILL [??-1829] in 1828 at Kelso, Bathurst
Married Eliza PARKER alias Ellen BRADY[1808-1905], convict of County Cavan Ireland. (8 children)
Resided Sydney, Bathurst, Mount Macquarie(Neville/Blayney)

lancemerritt on 10th October, 2015 wrote:

married (1) at Bathurst convict Louisa Hill 25/02/1828
Married (2) at Bathurst Convict Eliza Grizella Parker AKA Ellen Brady

lancemerritt on 10th October, 2015 wrote:

Married convict Eliza Parker AKA Ellen Brady
not on list cannot enter new convict
Convicted 1828 Meath Azzises as Ellen Brady (alias) stealing clothes departed Cork on ASIA 1 (5) on 10/09/1829 arrived Sydney 13/01/1830 Married under correct name Eliza Parker to Dover

Convict Changes History

lancemerritt on 10th October, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th April, 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th July, 1872 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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