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John Higgins, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||24th May, 1845
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 367 (185)
||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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D Wong on 20th February, 2019 wrote:
7/9/1827 Chester Chronicle Cheshire, England:
JOHGN HIGGINS, 25, charged with burglariously entering the dwelling house of John Lowe, at Moston, on the night of the 27th of April, and stealing therefrom a quantity of wearing apparel.__Death recorded.
John Higgins was listed as 28 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Cheshire.
Occupation: Farm Servant and Boatman.
John was literate, single, 5’7¾” tall, dark ruddy and pockpitted complexion, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, small scar over left eye.
Assigned to Berry and Wollstoncraft at Shoalhaven.
1836: TOL Illawarra.
1837: TOL Illawarra.
28/5/1840: TOL Passport Queanbeyan Bench.
16/6/1843: TOL Passport Queanbeyan Bench.
1844: Recommended for a CP
24/5/1845: Convict Death Register - John Higgins died at Berrima.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 20th February, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 24th May, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime