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Jacob Innes

Jacob Innes, one of 401 convicts transported on the Glatton, September 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jacob Innes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1773
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 25th October, 1849
Age: 76 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Glatton
Departure date: September, 1802
Arrival date: 11th March, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 401 other convicts

References

Primary source: Craig James Smee in 'Births & Baptisms Marriages & Defacto Relationships Deaths & Burials New South Wales 1788-1820'Portia Robinson 'Women of Botany Bay 1788-1827'
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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Dennis Nightingale on 5th April, 2015 wrote:

Kent Assizes sentence - Life convicted on 16 March 1801 for stealing from the naval yards at Chatham Dockyards.. Jacob Innes. Married Ann Chapman 1826, at St Matthew’s C of E, in the Parish of Windsor, Richmond NSW.

Dennis Nightingale on 4th May, 2015 wrote:

Jacob Innes, Thomas Appleton, Thomas Gibson, John Giles & Joseph Onus where apprehended stealing a wagon full of supplies from the naval yards in Sheerness, Is of Sheppy, Kent in early 1801. John Giles escaped. The others where arrested and tried via the Kent Lent Assizes at the Jail Delivery, Maidstone, Kent on the 16 March, 1801 by Judge Baron Hotham & Jury. All where sentenced to be hung but this was commuted to life. Innes & Onus spent 1802 on a Thames prison hulk & where transported to Sydney, NSW,

iain Frazier on 18th August, 2019 wrote:

In 1801 Jacob, a labourer, was convicted theft w/3others stealing wagon full of supplies from Naval Dockyards Chatham at Maidstone Assizes Kent-to be hung/reprieved to Life.  He then spent some time on Thames hulk.
He was transported to NSW on HMS GLATTON in 1802.
In 1849 he died age64.
Ann became a domestic servant after arriving in NSW.
She is recorded in census’s in 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825,1828; free by Servitude from 1823 & with a child Jacob apparantly born in 1821.
In 1822 living Parramatta.
In 1823/4/5 living with Jacob (Innes) at Windsor.
son born in 1823.
son baptised age8m St Peters Richmond Anglican? 1825 while partner Jacob (Innes).
son born/baptised St Peters Richmond Anglican? 1826 while partner Jacob (Innes).
She married Jacob (Innes) at St Peters Richmond 1826; he apparantly had Ticket of Leave by this time)
Jacob (Innes) arrived NSW on HMS GLATTON in 1802.
She was at muster Sydney 1828 & a daughter was also born this year to be baptised age11m St Peters Richmond Anglican?
One of her sons died in 1897 age74.

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 5th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1773 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th October, 1849 (prev. 0000), crime

Dennis Nightingale on 4th May, 2015 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

iain Frazier on 18th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Craig James Smee in 'Births & Baptisms Marriages & Defacto Relationships Deaths & Burials New South Wales 1788-1820'Portia Robinson 'Women of Botany Bay 1788-1827' (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number

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