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John Jr. Higgins

John Jr. Higgins, one of 261 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 09 August 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Jr. Higgins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 23rd July, 1851
Age: 24 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Scotland. Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 9th August, 1850
Arrival date: 14th November, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 263 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 327 (165) Convict Conduct Records (CON33 – 1 – 98 – 00116) Tasmanian Linc Data Base Web Site Convict Indent Records (CON 14 – 1 – 42 – 00048/00049) Tasmanian Linc Data Base Web Site Convict Description List (CON18 – 1 – 52 - 00036) Tasmanian Linc Data Base Web Site Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships 1791 – 1868 ((IMAUS 1787C – 114262 – 00576) Ancestry.com Web Site Foun
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

Leila Muller on 19th January, 2015 wrote:

Born in Longford.  Died in Hobart Hospital.  According to Convict Indent records, Father Tom, Mother Ellen, Brothers James?, Pat, Martin, Donald, Thos, Sister Kathleen of Edinburgh.  Sentenced at same time as John HIGGINS Senior who was shipped sent to VDL in November 1850 on the Rodney.

Convict Changes History

Leila Muller on 19th January, 2015 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 327 (165) Convict Conduct Records (CON33 – 1 – 98 – 00116) Tasmanian Linc Data Base Web Site Convict Indent Records (CON 14 – 1 – 42 – 00048/00049) Ta

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