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Thomas Hackett

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Hackett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: Carpenter
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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Tipperary
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 14th July, 1816
Arrival date: 20th December, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 62 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 15th March, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Thomas Hackett, age 26, per Surrey I (2) 1816, tried at Tipperary, 1816, sentence - 14 years,  Whiteboy rebel,  single, trade –  carpenter house. Native of Tipperary,  DOB 1790.

NSW Census 1828, at Melville in household of George Druit and family, resident at Mount Druitt Nistern Road,
Thomas Hackett, T.L. roman catholic, age 38, per ship Surry 2, arrived 1816, sentence 14 years, employment – wheelwright.

Also in the same household:
Bridget Dwyer, ux. Hackett, age 26 G.S.  per Mariner 1826, 7 years, house servant, roman catholic.

List of persons applying for the publication of banns, at Sydney, in the Roman Catholic Church, 12th August, 1827;
Daniel O’Brien - 37-free— Catherine, Donovan or Hennessy— 19— bond
-Thomas Hackett—36— ticket-of-leave— Bridget Dwyer— 24— bond
-Joseph Read- 20-free—Mary Ann Mooney—23—bond.
(Signed) D. POWER, R. C. C.
Approved.— (Signed). R. DARLING.
Mr. Powers’ List returned, approved by the Governor, with the exception of D. O’Brien and Catherine Hennessy— 10th August, 1827.
The Australian, Sydney, 24 Aug 1827.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th March, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 14 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Hackett, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1790, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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