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John Dover

John Dover, one of 220 convicts transported on the Theresa, 28 March 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dover
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Milkman
Date of Death: 12th September, 1865
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Theresa
Departure date: 28th March, 1845
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries, Conduct Record (CON33-1-67, Image 63)& Death Record (Resource: RGD35/1/34, no 935, image 17 & ID: NAME_INDEXES:1205772). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 270
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

Iris Dunne on 23rd April, 2019 wrote:

Conduct Record: aged 41, Tried 31 Dec 1844, Transported for receiving Stolen Goods knowingly (Silk value 1 pound), Trade: Dairyman, Conditional Pardon 11 October 1853
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-67$init=CON33-1-67p63

Death 12 September 1865, aged 62, Launceston, Milkman, Cause: Consumption, Informant: Mary Ann Dover, Widow
https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD35-1-34$init=RGD35-1-34p17

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 23rd April, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries, Conduct Record (CON33-1-67, Image 63)& Death Record (Resource: RGD35/1/34, no 935, image 17 & ID: NAME_INDEXES:1205772). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 270 (pre

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