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Jonathan Griffiths

Jonathan Griffiths, one of 100 convicts transported on the Chapman, 12 April 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jonathan Griffiths
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 12th March, 1843
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Monmouth Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 12th April, 1826
Arrival date: 7th October, 1826
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 3
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

Anonymous on 25th June, 2011 wrote:

Jonathan was convicted: Gloucester assizes for stealing from a cart, a box of wearing apparel valued at 5 pounds.

Craig Smith on 22nd March, 2014 wrote:

Jonathan Griffiths transported on the Chapman was convicted at the Monmouth Assizes as stated, not Gloucester.

D Wong on 22nd March, 2014 wrote:

Father: John Griffiths at native place, Aberdeen.

1830: Police Constable
1832: TOL
17/5/1834: Public Works.

12/3/1843: Johnathan died at Ross Station.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 22nd March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 12th March, 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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