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John Dwyer

John Dwyer, one of 250 convicts transported on the Argyle, 05 March 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Dwyer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Argyle
Departure date: 5th March, 1831
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 48. Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey online records.
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

Nell Murphy on 9th September, 2019 wrote:

John DWYER was convicted at Middlesex Gaol, London on 16 Sept 1830 for burglary - break and enter a dwelling house and steal.  Guilty, death, commuted to Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Argyle’ arriving 5 Aug 1831.

Single man; aged 18yrs; house servant.
Native place of birth - Co. Limerick, Ireland.

Colony of Van Diemen’s Land:
Assigned to work.
Several records of misconduct and subsequent punishments.
1834: Misconduct. Imprisoned at Ross, for 3 yrs. Chain Gang.
13 July 1841: Ticket of Leave granted.
July 1845: Conditional Pardon approved.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 9th September, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 48. Tasmanian Archives. Old Bailey online records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Num

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