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John Dovey

John Dovey, one of 330 convicts transported on the Lady Raffles, 30 November 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dovey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1813
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: 6th May, 1846
Age: 33 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 10 years

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Hereford Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Lady Raffles
Departure date: 30th November, 1840
Arrival date: 17th March, 1841
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 330 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 249 (126). TAHO, Registers of Convict Deaths. Linc, Description List (CON18-1-26) and Conduct Record (CON33-1-6)
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 30th April, 2018 wrote:

Death 6 May 1846 in Hospital at Launceston, Tasmania

Description List: Trade: Labourer, Age 28

Conduct Record: Transported for Stealing a Sheep, Trade: Ploughman & Farm Labourer
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Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 30th April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 249 (126). TAHO, Registers of Convict Deaths. Linc, Description List (CON18-1-26) and Conduct Record (CON33-1-6) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Proje

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