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Edward Dykes

Edward Dykes, one of 254 convicts transported on the Gilmore, 12 April 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Dykes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1819
Occupation: Top sawyer perfect
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilmore
Departure date: 12th April, 1843
Arrival date: 19th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 267 (135)
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

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.
15/2/1850: COF

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

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