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John Jackson

John Jackson, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Jackson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Ploughman and shepherd
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Cambridge, Isle of Ely Oyer and Terminer and Town Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 16th March, 1824
Arrival date: 12th July, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 173 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 115 (59)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Age; 24
Native County; Ely
Trade; Ploughs, Shepherd
Trial; 4 Aug 1823
Complexion; Fresh
Hair; Brown
Eyes; Hazel
Date of Certificate; 33/161

1832 - Ticket of Leave 33/161.
Noted across the ticket; Died at Penrith. See letter from Bench dated 1 May 1849. 49/1812

Tony Beale on 11th October, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851 granted 20/11/1840 Margaret Lyons 32 Bond (life) per ship Princess Royal to marry John Jackson 40 ToL (life)  per ship Countess of Harcourt. Rev Thomas Markinson Mulgoa

449/1840 V1840449 24B JACKSON JOHN LYONS MARGARET MG (St Thomas, Mulgoa)

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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