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John Dowd

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dowd
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Dyer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Faculige (felony/false pretences)
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
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Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 5th August, 2012 wrote:

John Dowd arrived on the Cambridge in 1827.  He was 22 years old on arrival, was 5’8 1/2" tall, brown eyes and hair and a ruddy freckled complexion.

5/5/1832: Absconded from No.25 Road Gang.

20/6/1832: Assigned to Thomas Wood at Wollombi.

30/5/1834: COF.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 5th August, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, term 7, convicted at 1566, occupation 14, crime 152, firstname John, surname Dowd, gender m

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