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Richard Dyer, one of 350 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 25 June 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 290. Tasmanian Archives - convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2013 wrote:
Richard Dyer was convicted at Somerset for stealing 2 lambs. Previous convictions.
Hulk Report: Good
Single man; aged 22yrs; trade - Hostler; 5’5 3/4”; sallow complexion; brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Assignments in Colony.
1839: charged with being drunk and riding his Master’s horse round the race course. 4 days in cells on bread and water.
1840: at New Town
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 7th December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, gender, occupation, crime
Ann Marie Gould on 28th June, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000)