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John Dunn, one of 168 convicts transported on the Red Rover, 21 October 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 525 (265). Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 22nd March, 2019 wrote:
John DUNN was convicted at the London Gaol Delivery on 3 Dec 1829 for stealing a watch. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), Australia per the “Red Rover” ship, arriving 26 March 1831. Gaol report: “orderly”.
Married man, wife a cook & housekeeper, nr Warrington.
2 children - living with wife’s sister.
Aged 36 yrs.
Colony of VDL:
4 March 1834: Charged with killing a cow. Case dismissed. (circumstances not stated)
Pass Holder status granted.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 22nd March, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 525 (265). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 525 (265)), date