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Janet Jamieson, one of 170 convicts transported on the Asia, 09 March 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Scotland. Perth Court of Justiciary
9th March, 1847
21st July, 1847
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 168 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 172
||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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Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2016 wrote:
Janet Jamieson was convicted at Perth, Scotland 23/9/1846 for stealing clothes. 7yr sentence. Previous convictions. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Asia’ arriving 21/7/1847.
Aged 19yrs; housemaid; single; Presbyterian.
Native place: Dundee, Scotland.
Anson Station Gang.
1848 sent to the Female Factory Hobart.
14/4/1849 Delivered of a male child - James (father’s name not recorded.
21/4/1851 married Henry Harris at St. Johns Church, Launceston.
20/1/1852 Ticket of Leave granted
12/10/1853 Certificate of Freedom, Launceston.
Twin sons born 15/9/1857, Albert & William Appleby. Father - Thomas Appleby.
Children admitted to St. John’s Orphanage, New Town (nr Hobart) 1/11/1860. Discharged 1871. Apprenticed to Mr. Isaac, Ringarooma.
16/11/1877 Larceny. Campbell Town, Tas.
1885 Receiving. Launceston
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 15th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime