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Frederick Dring

Frederick Dring, one of 260 convicts transported on the Layton, 09 July 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Frederick Dring
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 9th July, 1839
Arrival date: 7th December, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 54
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

greg petersen on 8th February, 2017 wrote:

December 1847, Charged with bestiality as noted:
Name and condition of party accused: Fred Dring pr Layton 3 Ticket of Leave
Fred Dring pr Layton 3 Ticket of Leave
Nature of offence: Attempt at beastiality with a Bitch
How disposed of: 9 months to Port Arthur

D Wong on 8th February, 2017 wrote:

Frederick Dring was 24 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Lincolnshire.

Gaol Report: often in prison & idle.

Frederick was 5’6 1/2” tall, brown hair, blue eyes, sallow complexion, single.

29/7/1845: TOL
12/3/1849: Certificate.

November 1853: In Hobart.

24/7/1866: A Tailor in Hobart.

4/3/1876 Launceston Examiner:
To-day (Thursday) another man named Frederick Dring, aged 75, was admitted, having broken his thigh by a fall over some stones in the road at Ross.

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 8th February, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 8th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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