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Jane Hesketh, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 325 (164)
||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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Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2021 wrote:
The following is a list of the names of the prisoners in our County Gaol, for trial at the next Assize, with their ages and offences. ...
Jane Hesketh, aged and Margaret Ellams, aged 20, for uttering forged notes;
Chester Courant, 21 Dec 1819.
Jane Hesketh, aged , a servant from Ruffold, for having in her possession, forged Bank of England notes, knowing them to forged — Guilty. —fourteen years transportation.
Chester Courant, 11 Apr 1820.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 21st April, 2021 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime