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George Lackenby, one of 204 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 29 March 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th January, 1849
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 133 (68)
||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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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
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