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Jane Davis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON40-1-4,223,10,L,46
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 wrote:

Jane DAVIS came to Australia per the ‘Princess Royal’ (year not given). She was convicted at Launceston, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on 22 Aug 1837 for receiving a gold ring knowing it to be stolen. 7yr sentence.

Married woman.

Sent to the Female Factory, Launceston and not to apply for assignment for 12 mths.
1839: assigned to her husband Davis. Absent from his residence without leave. 7 days solitary confinement.
5 Nov 1839: Misconduct in being found in the house of W. Ralph in an improper situation. 2 mths hard labour in the Female House of Correction.
2 July 1841: Mr. Ch…. - absent without leave. 3mths hard labour in Female House of Correction.

1844: Free Certificate no. 834.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th October, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON40-1-4,223,10,L,46 (prev. ), firstname: Jane, surname: Davis, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of bir

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