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Jane Fowler

Jane Fowler, one of 173 convicts transported on the John Renwick, 25 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Fowler
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Maid
Date of Death: 11th June, 1861
Age: 43 years

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: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Sussex Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Renwick
Departure date: 25th April, 1838
Arrival date: 27th August, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 264 Baptism Sussex Family History Group Baptism Database NSW Death Certificate 1861/004979. NSW State Records, TOL Butts (NRS 12202; item:[4/4173]) and Convict Index, TOL (4/4173; Reel 947). State Archives NSW, Convict Indents (Series:NRS 12189; Item:[X641]; Microfiche: 736) and Convicts Application to Marry (Series:12212; item:4/4514; Page:20)
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

Geoff Fowler on 1st April, 2018 wrote:

Father:  Nicholas Fowler transported for sheep stealing in 1834
Baptism 18 March 1821 at St Ostwald Church, Hooe, Sussex, England.
Married Andrew Demmery in Gundaroo, Yass, NSW on 15 July 1843.  Had 7 children but died in childbirth of 8th child on 11 June 1861

Iris Dunne on 2nd April, 2018 wrote:

Tried: 13 Sep 1837

Ticket of Leave No. 43/375 dated 3rd February 1843, district: Liverpool
Prisoner No.320/38

Convict Indents: aged 19, can read and write, Protestant, Single, Maid of all work, Offence: Housebreaking, no previous convictions

Spouse named Andrew Dummery marriage granted, dated 27 April 1843

Convict Changes History

Geoff Fowler on 1st April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 264 Baptism Sussex Family History Group Baptism Database NSW Death Certificate 1861/004979 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90,

Iris Dunne on 2nd April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 264 Baptism Sussex Family History Group Baptism Database NSW Death Certificate 1861/004979. NSW State Records, TOL Butts (NRS 12202; item:[4/4173]) a

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