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James Hackett

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hackett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1794
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland. Leitrim
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 1815
Arrival date: 8th April, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Colonial Secretary Index. Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 11th April, 2021 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
James Hackett, age on arrival, 22, Guildford (2) 1816, Tried Leitrim Co., 1814, 7 years. DOB 1794, native of Kings Co., Labourer. 


Colonial Secretary Index.

HACKETT, James. Per “Guildford”, 1816.

1816 Apr 15
On list of convicts disembarked from the “Guildford” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6004; 4/3494 p.464)
1817 Dec
Petition for mitigation of sentence (Fiche 3177; 4/1851 p.142)
1818 Jun 1,2
Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.269)
1823 Sep 12
Affidavit re loss of his certificate of freedom (Reel 6026; 4/1713 p.1373)

Maureen Withey on 13th April, 2021 wrote:

THE undermentioned Persons have obtained Certificates, Conditional Pardons, or Tickets of Leave, during the last Week :
Guildford (2) ... James Hackett, duplicate;
Sydney Gazette, 18 Sept 1823.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th April, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretary Index. Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Hackett, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1794, date of death: 0000, gender: m, o

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