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Joseph Dyson, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 200
||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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Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2020 wrote:
ADM 101/61/3 . Medical and surgical journal of the convict ship Prince Regent for 1 May to 15 October 1827 by William Rae, surgeon and superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage to New South Wales.
Folios 13-14: Joseph Dyson, aged 20, convict; case number 11; disease or hurt, epilepsia. Transported for life for an attempt to murder. Of a middle habit of body and an irritable violent disposition. Has been subject to epilepsy for these sixteen years and says they were first caused by his receiving an injury of the head when he belonged to the Marines on board H.M. ship Rainbow. Put on sick list, 18 July 1827. Discharged 28 September 1827 at Sydney.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime