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Edward Dykes, one of 254 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 12 April 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Central Criminal Court
12th April, 1843
19th August, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 253 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 267 (135)
||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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Anonymous on 7th June, 2012 wrote:
Edward Dykes was 25 years old when indicted for stealing 13 spoons 6s., 1 clock-key 6d., 4 half crowns, 20 shillings, 100 sixpences, 60 pence, 288 halfpence, 144 farthings, 1 looking glass and stand 1/.10s, the goods of Ann Crouch.
Born in 1819 Whitechape, 5’6 1/2" tall, Father: John, Sister:Louise, married - 1 child, protestant.
13/9/1846: Emerged from gan.
1/3/1844: Found guilty of stealing 4 pieces of timber the property of the crown at Fingal Probation Centre where he was working.
15/7/1852: Departed Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Waratah’ - Free.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 7th June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1819-00-00, gender m