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Jonathan Adams

Jonathan Adams, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 09 October 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jonathan Adams
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 26th May, 1832
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 9th October, 1830
Arrival date: 28th January, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 503 (254) Tasmanian Archives, convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 25th April, 2017 wrote:

Jonathan ADAMS was convicted at Suffolk, England on 14 July 1830 for receiving stolen goods. Previously convicted. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘John’ arriving Jan 1831.

Married man. Wife Sarah ADAMS of the Parish How.

VDL:
Died in the Colonial Hospital, Hobart on 26 May 1832. (ref: Convict Conduct record)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 25th April, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 503 (254) Tasmanian Archives, convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 5

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