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George Lackenby

George Lackenby, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Lackenby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 10th January, 1849
Age: 50 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: House robbery
Convicted at: Nottingham Town Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 29th March, 1824
Arrival date: 21st July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 203 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 133 (68)
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 11th August, 2018 wrote:

19/7/1823 Leicester Chronicle Leicestershire, England:
George Lackenby, aged 21, was put to the bar, and pleaded not guilty to a capital indictment, for burglariously breaking open the dwelling-house of C. Shaw, on the night of the 10th of February last, and stealing three pair of shoes and a boot.
Mr. Reader said, this was and indictment for a burglary committed in the house of Charles Shaw, who is a shoe-maker in Lister-gate; and two persons of the name of Nadin and Daubney were capitally convicted of this very offence, at the last Assizes, and received sentence of death, which was afterwards commuted to transportation for life, and in furtherance of this sentence, they were sent on board the hulks, prepartory to being removed from this country.
....Nadin and Daubney were granted a pardon and were released - the jury found Lackenby guilty and he was transported for life.

23/5/1829: Had TOL - TOL forfeited for getting a female servant drunk.

Was drunk until 1839; regained his TOL

24/5/1841: CP

9/9/1842: Permission to marry Ann Smith (Hindostan)  No registration found.

10/1/1849: George “Jackenby” died at the Colonial Hospital, aged 50.  Ship ; Phoenix ; free.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th January, 1849 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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