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James Jackson

James Jackson, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Jackson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 17th September, 1819
Arrival date: 27th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts

References

Primary source: Death Certificate 51 Vol 146 1841
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

Heather Stevens on 12th January, 2018 wrote:

Buried 21 Dec 1840 RC St Patricks Parramatta age “40 years” abode Parramatta “Bond. Ship name: Prince Regent”

Heather Stevens on 12th January, 2018 wrote:

There are 2 convicts with the name James Jackson on this ship! One was convicted at Middlesex and the other at Shropshire (Salop Assizes). The one convicted at Middlesex was sent to Newcastle according to the Free Settler or Felon website.
The James Jackson from Shropshire is in the Parramatta Gaol Description and Entrance Book 1837-1839 (accessed Ancestry.com): James Jackson P.Regent 1820 born 1803 5’7” cruxifix on left arm, sentenced Shrewsbury life.

D Wong on 14th January, 2018 wrote:

NOTE: 2 James Jackson’s on this voyage - one tried at Salop Assizes the other at the Old Bailey.
**This is the James Jackson who was tried at Salop.

Colonial Secretary Papers:

JACKSON, James. Per “Prince Regent”, 1820; two convicts of this name by this ship

1823: On list of convicts maintained by William Cox free of expense to the Crown in 1823 (Reel 6059; 4/1773 p.159a)

1823 Apr 30: On list of convicts in the employ of William Cox of Clarendon and his two sons George & Henry (Fiche 3062; 4/1834B No.73 p.469)

1829: TOL Evan - Listed as per ‘Princess Regent’ 1820

Convict Changes History

Margaret McKinlay on 20th June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Heather Stevens on 12th January, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 237(120) Death Certificate 51 Vol 146 1841 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 237(1

Heather Stevens on 12th January, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Death Certificate 51 Vol 146 1841 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 237(120) Death Certificate 51 Vol 146 1841)

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