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Edward Stephens Dyer

Edward Stephens Dyer, one of 200 convicts transported on the John Calvin, 09 May 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Stephens Dyer
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 10th July, 1825
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 22nd July, 1881
Age: 56 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Malicious wounding
Convicted at: Wiltshire Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: John Calvin
Departure date: 9th May, 1846
Arrival date: 21st September, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 81 (42)
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

Anthony De Bolfo on 8th October, 2016 wrote:

Edward Stephens Dyer married Elizabeth (nee Mahony) Webb, herself a convict, at St. George’s Church of England, Battery Point, Hobart Town, on December 18, 1854. Three weeks later, on January 9, 1855, Elizabeth was granted a Ticket of Leave, and on August 14 of the same year, Edward Dyer was granted a conditional pardon.

Greg Dyer on 5th January, 2018 wrote:

Edward and Elizabeth had a son called Charles Stephen Dyer.
Edward is my 3rd Great Grandfather making Charles my 2nd Great Grandfather.

Convict Changes History

Anthony De Bolfo on 8th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 10th July, 1825 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd July, 1881 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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