In the course of my research into my Hickson family I have also come across other
families with the same or similar surnames.  I decided to share what I have found in the
hope it may be useful to other researchers.

The Children of Richard and Mary Hickson from Killorglin Co Kerry Ireland: assisted
immigrants Ellen, Susan, Mary, George and William Hickson


NSW: BDMs

HICKSON Sydney A died 1802

HICKSON George 1841 census Parish Concord Dist Parramatta -[ George W died 1842 aged 55]

HICKSON William 1841 census Botany Parish of Botany Cumberland Dist Sydney

HICKSON Charles married PRICE Jane 1826, C of E Sydney St James

HICKSON Rachel born 1830 to William and Mary A.
Is this the same child that arrived 1839
with parents William and Mary A? Doesn't seem possible but is date incorrect?



HICKSON: Charles S married Ann HATTON 1849 C of E - Maitland Hunter District
Children - HICKSON George W, born 1850

HICKSON Henry died 1842 aged 22

HICKSON James Infant died 1841

Convicts - NSW

HICKSON Michael aged 25 arrived aboard 'Sugar Cane' in 1793. Tried Dublin Ireland and
sentenced to 7 years transportation in 1792. Hickson  Michael 25   Sugar Cane (1793) 1792
convicted Dublin 7years 1768   Stealing goods   Landholder. Possible burial V18132999
2A/1813  HICKSON  MICHAEL  AGE 40  

HICKSON alias RECKSON/Rickson James tried 1792 aged 22 Derby England Life
transported 1798 'Barwell' James Hickson, one of 311 convicts transported on the Barwell,
September 1797.Details:   Sentence details: Convicted at Derby Assizes for a term of life.  
Vessel: Barwell.  Date of Departure: September 1797.  Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

HIGESON George; tried Old Bailey July 1794 aged 20 transported on the Ganges, August
1796. Details: Sentence details: Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of life on 16
July 1794. Date of Departure: August 1796.  Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

HICKSON James one of 230 convicts transported on the Isabella, April 1818.  Details:   
Sentence details: Convicted at Lancaster, Liverpool Boro Quarter Session for a term of 7 years
on 20 October 1817.   Date of Departure: April 1818.  Place of Arrival: [New South Wales]. Cert
of Freedom 30th Dec 1824 [died 1848 aged 60?] - Does not appear to have married.

HICKSON John transported on the Waterloo, 11 March 1833. Details: Sentence details:
Convicted at Chester Quarter Session for a term of 14 years on 31 December 1832 Date of
Departure: 11 March 1833. Place of Arrival: New South Wales.  Cert of Free 4th Feb 1847.Born
about 1798.
Married 1)
Rebecca HAMILTON 1841 Hunter/Maitland area C of E - convict per 'Thomas
Harrison' 1836 -  TOL 1843 - Died 1843 aged 34
Children: Catherine Hickson born 1843
John was granted permission to marry Sarah Glyde on 31st August 1844 but it appears the
marriage never took place.
2)
Mary BURGESS came free 'William Mitchell' Permission to marry granted 9th December
1844 Maitland Area Weslyean/Methodist
Children:
Lazarus HICKSON born 1846. Married Elizabeth GAFFEY 1868 Mudgee listed under name   
Largarns. Children:
HICKSON; Elizabeth M B born 1869 Mudgee
HICKSON; George Frederick William born 1874 Mudgee died 23/8/76 Mudgee
HICKSON; John J 1876 Mudgee
HICKSON; Jessie [f] 1879 Mudgee died 24/9/80 Mudgee
HICKSON; William Burgess 1881 Mudgee
HICKSON; Lazarus 1884 Mudgee
HICKSON; Alice H 1887 Central Cumberland  
              
Mary H [Hannah?] HICKSON born 1852 Married John McBeth, Mudgee 1868

Sarah J HICKSON born 1854 Married Henry James HOLLAND 1873 Mudgee

HICKSON Eliza [Elizabeth] Mariner (2) [1825] 1823 Dublin City 7 1795 Meath Co Felony
purse money Single Sews washer milks house maid aged 32. Married Abraham WHEATCROFT
of the 'Dick' aged 40 in 1827 C of E Parramatta St John

HICKSON/HIGSON William arrived 'John II' died 1838 Goulburn aged 45. ransported on the
John, 27 September 1836.  Details:   Sentence details: Convicted at Lancaster Quarter Session
for a term of 7 years on 06 April 1836. Date of Departure: 27 September 1836.  Place of Arrival:
New South Wales.  

Andrew Hickson, one of 336 convicts transported on the Barrosa, 31 July 1839.  Details:   
Sentence details: Convicted at Nottingham, Newark Quarter Sessions for a term of 14 years on
29 December 1838.  Vessel: Barrosa. Date of Departure: 31 July 1839.  Place of Arrival: New
South Wales.  

Ellis Higson, one of 236 convicts transported on the Hashemy, 02 December 1848. Details:
Sentence: Convicted at Lancaster Salford Quarter Sessions for a term of 7 years on 12 April
1847. Ticket of Leave. Departure: 02 December 1848. Place of Arrival: New South Wales.

Assisted Immigrants - NSW

Samuel HICKSON
born 1800 son of Thomas and Ann HICKSON of Benenden Kent arrived
1839
'Cornwall' aged 39- labourer, protestant
Married: Mary Ann Burslam, born 1801 daughter of William Burslam and Mary Marcham
arrived 1839 'Cornwell - house servant
Children:
William aged 16
John aged 15
Mary Ann aged 12
James aged 9
Henry aged 4

Joseph HIXON, born Doddington Kent son of Thomas and Ann HIXON Farm Lab aged?
arrived 1839
'Cornwall' - possibly brother of above Widower Wesleyan. Joseph may have died
in Liverpool in 869 aged 81?
Children:
Elizabeth aged 21 Housemaid
John aged 19 Farm Lab
Henry aged 14

William Hixtson [sic]  of Appledore in Kent, son of Joseph [of the same] farmer. Arriver 1839,
'Cornwall' Occupation thatcher and farmer, aged 40, cant read or write, religion - dissenter.
Very good health. Wife Mary Ann nee Gilbert, of Tenterden Kent, daughter of Thomas Gilbert
of same place, farmer. Occupation Dairy maid.Age 40 , religion -dissenter, can read and write a
little.
Children:
Edward aged 16.
Married 1)Margaret P NEILL 1843 Pres. St Andrews Sydney + Murrumbidgee/Murray
district.  Margaret died 1849 Children - HICKSON Martha J, born 1847. 2) Catherine Jane DANN 1853
Sydney Congreg, Pitt Street
Ruth aged 14. Married Thomas WOOD 1842 St Andrews Sydney [Pres]
Martha aged 10. Married William Rolfe
Rachel aged 7. Married George ROALF/Rolfe 1849

Hicksons in Queensland

James Hickson aged 18 arrived 'Sultana' 29th July 1864

R.A. Hickson aged 30 arrived Sultana 29th July 1864

John A Hickson aged 22 arrived 'Winefred' 22nd April 1875

Albert Hickson aged 18 arrived Waroonga 5th June 1883

Walter Hickson aged 20 arrived Waroonga 5th June 1883

Higson: Henry aged 35, Ann aged 34 and John aged 9 arrived 'Great Queensland' 2nd
September 1873

Higson, Peter aged 24 arrived 'Scottish Hero' 28th November 1876

Hickson, Fanny aged 21 arrived 'Jumna'  6th February 1888

Higson, William aged 19 arrived 'Chyebassa' 21st October 1885

Higson William, aged 28, Rachel aged 28, Dorothy 4 and Vera 2, arrived Ormuz, 28th
September 1906

Tasmanian Convicts:

Richard Hickson,
one of 160 convicts transported on the Juliana, 03 September 1820.
Details:   Sentence details: Convicted at Lancaster Quarter Session for a term of 7 years on 17
July 1820.  Vessel: Juliana.  Date of Departure: 03 September 1820.  Place of Arrival: Van
Diemen's Land.

Mary Hickson, one of 99 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 15 February 1828.
Details:   Sentence details: Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 25
October 1827.  Vessel: Mermaid.  Date of Departure: 15 February 1828.  Place of Arrival: [Van
Diemen's Land] New South Wales.

John Hickson, one of 224 convicts transported on the Sultana, 26 May 1859.  Details:   
Sentence details: Convicted at Central Criminal Court for a term of 10 years on 12 May 1851.
Vessel: Sultana.  Date of Departure: 26 May 1859.  Place of Arrival: Western Australia.

James Hickson, one of 200 convicts transported on the John Brewer, 01 December 1841.
Details:   Sentence details: Convicted at Lancaster, Salford General Sessions for a term of 15
years on 30 August 1841.  Vessel: John Brewer.  Date of Departure: 01 December 1841.  Place
of Arrival: Van Diemen's Land.

Henry Hickson, one of 168 convicts transported on the Red Rover, 21 October 1830.  Details:   
Sentence details: Convicted at Bedford Quarter Session for a term of 7 years on 13 July 1830.
Vessel: Red Rover.  Date of Departure: 21 October 1830.  Place of Arrival: Van Diemen's Land.

John Higson, one of 230 convicts transported on the Elphinstone, 06 April 1842. Details:
Sentence details: Convicted at Lancaster, Salford General Sessions for a term of 10 years on
30 August 1841. Date of Departure: 06 April 1842.  Place of Arrival: Van Diemen's Land.


Western Australia Convicts

William Hickson, one of 230 convicts transported on the Dudbrook, 17 November 1852.
Details:   Sentence details: Convicted at Lancaster Preston Quarter Sessions for a term of 10
years on 09 April 1851.  Vessel: Dudbrook.  Date of Departure: 17 November 1852.  Place of
Arrival: Western Australia.

John Hickson, one of 224 convicts transported on the Sultana, 26 May 1859.  Details:  
Sentence details: Convicted at Central Criminal Court for a term of 10 years on 12 May 1851.
Vessel: Sultana.  Date of Departure: 26 May 1859.  Place of Arrival: Western Australia.

George Hickson, one of 279 convicts transported on the Racehorse, 19 May 1865.  Details:   
Sentence details: Convicted at Yorkshire, Sheffield General Quarter Sessions for a term of 10
years on 09 January 1863.  Vessel: Racehorse.  Date of Departure: 19 May 1865.  Place of
Arrival: Western Australia.
Other Hickson Families in Australia