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Israel Hancock

Israel Hancock, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 22 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Israel Hancock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1866
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Kent Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 22nd May, 1829
Arrival date: 13th September, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 74
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

Anonymous on 28th February, 2012 wrote:

7/2/1833 - Israel Hancock, painter’s apprentice & groom, Woolwich.  5’2", dark brown eyes, black hair, dard ruddy complexion, anchor of right arm, scar on left eyebrow, absconded from No.12 Road Gang. 2nd time of running.

29/12/31 - Absconded from Carter’s Barrack. Still missing 5/1/1832.

22/11/41 - TOL Distrist of Mudgee.

31/12/1847 - COP.

Died Coonabarabran 1866 aged 65 yrs. (Under HANDCOCK NSW BDM)

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 28th February, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1801-00-00, date of death 1866-00-00, gender m

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