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James Hicks

James Hicks, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Hicks
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1790
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Southampton, Winchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Equestrian
Departure date: 27th August, 1852
Arrival date: 16th December, 1852
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 511 (258)
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

Leonie Dolley on 11th April, 2013 wrote:

James was 62 when he was transported for receiving a stolen pig. He was given a conditional pardon in 1856.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 11th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1790, gender, occupation, crime

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