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Alice Dowzer

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Alice Dowzer
Aliases: Dowser, Dowyer
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Wicklow
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 1st July, 2016 wrote:

Alice Dowzer (Dowyer) was convicted at Wicklow on 4 April 1850 for stealing wearing apparel. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29 May 1851.
Aged 24yrs; single; Roman Catholic; housemaid; can read
Native place - Co. Wicklow
Sister - Jane - at native place

Assignments of service work in the Colony.
15 Nov 1851: Disobedience of orders. 1mth hard labour at Female Factory, Hobart.
1 Apr 1853: Larceny. 6mths hard labour
3 June 1853: Delivered of a male child - Robert, at the Female Factory, Ross.
28Sep 1854: Married to Richard Brunsden (transported per ‘Maitland’).
17 Apr 1855: Ticket of leave

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 1st July, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Alice, surname: Dowzer, alias1: Dowser, alias2: Dowyer, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1827, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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