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James Hackett

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hackett
Aliases: Halkett
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1784
Occupation: Coachman/groom
Date of Death: 19th December, 1824
Age: 40 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin City
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 13th February, 1824
Arrival date: 15th July, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 59 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 18th February, 2018 wrote:

5/9/1823 Saunders’s News-Letter Dublin, Republic of Ireland:
John Doyle and James Hacket were then put to the bar, charged with having burglariously entered the dwelling-house of the Rev. Joseph Singer.
(John Doyle was also on board).

James Hackett was 40 years old on arrival - his native place was Clonmel, Tipperary County.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
HACKETT, James. Per “Prince Regent”, 1824

1824 Oct 12: To be sent to Port Macquarie. On return of fines and punishments in the Police Office (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.95)

1824 Oct 16: On list of convicts transported to Port Macquarie per “Amity” (Reel 6019; 4/3864 pp.490-1)

19/12/1824: James Hackett died of Dropsy, aged 40, at Port Macquarie. Listed as James “Halkett”.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th February, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Hackett, alias1: Halkett, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1784, date of death: 19th December, 1824, gender: m, o

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