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Details for the convict John Dickrow (1822)

Convict Name:John Dickrow
Trial Place:Lancaster Assizes
Trial Date:24 March 1821
Arrival Details
Ship:Phoenix I (1)
Arrival Year:1822
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  • Researcher (Pat Saltmarsh)
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John DICKROW/DUCKROW/DUCROW convict 263,b c 1799 d 1836
mrd Ellen HALEY in 1835, they had one son Thomas Richard DUCROW who married Jane HUTCHISON.
John drowned off Prime Seal Island in Oct 1836 before his Conditional Pardon was granted in November 1836.
John is mentioned unfavorably in N.J.B.Plomley "Weep In Silence,a History of Flinders Island".
Convict indents show John to be bit of a scoundrel, in trouble a few times, punished to the tread wheel, public works and even lashes.
He was a seaman by trade, coxswain on the Government sloop Harmony when he drowned.
Submitted by Researcher (Pat Saltmarsh) on 6 May 2016

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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/4, p.113

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