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Dennis Oscroft

Dennis Oscroft, one of 200 convicts transported on the Runnymede, 11 November 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Dennis Oscroft
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Nottinham Assizes
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Runnymede
Departure date: 11th November, 1839
Arrival date: 28th March, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 118
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

D Wong on 21st November, 2013 wrote:

22/2/1845: TOL
7/1/1847: CP

D Wong on 22nd November, 2013 wrote:

Dennis was born in Nottingham and was single.

Dennis had black hair, hazel eyes, was 5’3 1/2” tall, dark complexion.  His occupation was also listed as a Butcher.

After 1847 and his CP no other records found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st November, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, crime

D Wong on 22nd November, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1816

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