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Jacob Levy

Jacob Levy, one of 172 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 16 March 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jacob Levy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1770
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
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 120
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 10th June, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 09 June 2020), September 1823, trial of JOHN HANISEL JACOB LEVY (t18230910-285).
JOHN HANISEL, JACOB LEVY, Theft > theft from a specified place, Theft > receiving, 10th September 1823.

Before Mr. Recorder.

1254. JOHN HANISEL was indicted for stealing, on the 10th of September , a watch, value 3 l. 10 s., the goods of John James Harris , in his dwelling-house ; and JACOB LEVY was indicted for feloniously receiving the same, well knowing it to be stolen.

John Hanisel/Hansell arrived VDL per ‘Sir Charles Forbes 1825’.

Jacob Levy was 53 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Poland.

Occupation: Clothes shop.

Jacob was 5’4” tall, hazel eyes, black hair, brown pockpitted complexion.

To Windsor for distribution.

27/12/1830: TOL Airds - listed as born 1768 and a labourer.

22/7/1839: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th June, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1770 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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