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Henry Jackson

Henry Jackson, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Jackson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Labourer
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 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Chester Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 161 (82)
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

D Wong on 15th December, 2018 wrote:

16/8/1839 Chester Chronicle Cheshire, England:
Henry Jackson, 39, was indicted for having assaulted and robbed Richard Cranks, of Macclesfield, of the sum of £1 9s 6d, on the 28th of May.
The prisoner was found guilty and sentenced to 15 years transportation.

Henry Jackson was 41 years old on arrival.
Native place: Cheshire.

Henry was literate, protestant, married with 1 male and 3 female children, 5’2¾” tall, very dark sallow complexion, brown mixed with grey hair, hazel eyes, blue spot under left eye, scar outside same, angular scar under right eye, two slight scars on left side of nose, small burnt mark on lower left arm, scar back of left thumb.

1845: TOL, Parramatta
24/3/1847: TOL Passport, Parramatta Bench.
3/9/1850: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th December, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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