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Jane Brown, one of 121 convicts transported on the Morley, 17 May 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
17th May, 1820
30th September, 1820
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 123 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 327 (165)
||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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Thane on 31st December, 2011 wrote:
Jane Brown was tried for larceny at London on 26 May 1819 and was sentenced to transportation for life. She was aged 27 at the time of her trial and had been in Newgate prison previously (PRO reel 2837).
She was transported to Van Dieman’s Land per the Morley, which departed London on 22 May 1820 and arrived in Van Diemans Land on 29 August 1820.
The October and November 1823 muster for female convicts in Van Dieman’s Land lists Jane Brown as a servant to Major Bale.
She married Daniel Fitzpatrick at St David’s Church of England in Hobart Town on 17 November 1823 when she was 30 years old and still a convict.
She gave birth to three daughters Rosina, Eliza and Louise.
She received a conditional pardon on 8 June 1830 (CON 40/1).
Jane died 4 May 1855, aged 62 years, widow. The information was provided by Robert A Newman, friend, Elphinstone Street, Hobart. (RGD 1916/1855)
Convict Changes History
Thane on 31st December, 2011 made the following changes: