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Gawan Pickering, one of 200 convicts transported on the Somersetshire, March 1814
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||2nd October, 1851
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||UK Prison Hulk Register HO9/8. England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/9, Page 748. State Archives NSW, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4005; Microfiche: 635)& Colonial Secretarys Papers (NRS 937, Reels 6004-6016, Page 6)& Pardon (Reel No.798, Roll No. 1250)& TOL Butts (NRS 12202; Item: 4/4065)& (NRS 1264, Reel 1253). Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 162
||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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Iris Dunne on 18th September, 2019 wrote:
Criminal Registers: Offence Sheep Stealing, Sentence Death
Prison Hulk ship Captivity moored at Portsmouth, received 23 Dec. 1813, aged 45
Convict Indents: aged 46, conviction 31 July 1813, Laborer
1 Jan. 1821 Permision to marry Mary Toft (ship Minstrel) at Parramatta
1823 NSW Population Book, Residence Liverpool, NSW
Ticket of Leave No.27/723 dated 3 October 1827 in lieu of No.255/1854 dated 31st January 1819 returned mutilated and torn up, Year of Birth 1777, District: Cooks River
Conditional Pardon dated 20 April 1829
Death Index No 570/1851 V1851570 37B, Named Going Pickering, Reg. Place: Cook’s River, Petersham, NSW, Aged 90
Convict Changes History
Sharon Rosenblatt on 18th September, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, alias1: Gowan, date of death: 2nd October, 1851 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 18th September, 2019 made the following changes:
source: UK Prison Hulk Register HO9/8. England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/9, Page 748. State Archives NSW, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4005; Microfiche: 635)& Colonial Secretarys Papers (NRS 937, Reels 6004-6016, Page 6)& Pardon (Reel No.798, Roll No