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George Jackson

George Jackson, one of 180 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Jackson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1817
Arrival date: 1st January, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 374
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials
No; 1126
Name;  George Jackson
Abode;  Parramatta General Hospital
Date of death; 1849, 19 Feb
Date of burial; 1849, 19 Feb
Age; 64 years [1785]
Details; Per ship; A pauper. Ocean
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; H H Bobart

1818 - George Jackson. Trial; Manchester - July 1816. 7 years. Govt. Labourer Richmond.

1825 - General Muster - Convict. Ocean - 1823. 7 years. Residence; Carters Barrack Sydney

1830 - 15 Sept. Certificate of Freedom. Age; 45 [1785]
Trade or calling; Cotton Weaver
Trial where & Date; Lancaster Q S - 24 July 1816.
Year of Birth; 1785
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Dark Ruddy
Remarks; In Lieu of No 49/1178 dated 24 July 1823.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000)

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