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Jane Anderson

Jane Anderson, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Anderson
Aliases: Jane Brooks
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster, Manchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Gilbert Henderson
Departure date: 10th December, 1839
Arrival date: 24th April, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 145 (74)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2022 wrote:

1839 - 26 September 1839. Offence; Larceny. Stealing a Gown.
Previous convictions; 33? times for Vagrancy.

Status; Single. Age; 29 years

1841 - Assigned; W A Jackson, Launceston.

1841 - 30 October Marriage Permission; Not Approved. George Brook per ship Strathfieldsay

1842 - 9 February. Marriage Permission. Not Approved. George Brook per ship Strathfieldsay

1842 - 29 April. Marriage Permission. Not Approved. George Brook per ship Strathfieldsay

1842 - Name: George Brooks
Marriage Date:25 Jul 1842. Marriage Place: Avoca, Tasmania
Spouse: Jane Henderson
Registration Number: 1737

1846 - Free Certificate. No; 1812

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2022 made the following changes:

alias1: Jane Brooks, date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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