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Samuel Dyke, one of 176 convicts transported on the Roslin Castle, 12 August 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st January, 1834
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 461 (232)
||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 20th April, 2016 wrote:
Samuel Dyke was convicted at Middlesex, London on 3 July 1828 for stealing spoons from his employer. Previous offences. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Roslin Castle’ arriving 1828.
Mother and father at native place of Monmouth. Samuel Dyke, Grocer.
Assignments in Colony.
Several records of misconduct and punishments.
1833: Breaking and entering and stealing liquor. Committed for trial. Guilty. Executed at Hobart Town 21 Jan 1834.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 21st January, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime