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Elias John

Elias John, one of 169 convicts transported on the Mellish, 10 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elias John
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: Miner
Date of Death: 16th July, 1846
Age: 68 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Glamorgan Great Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mellish
Departure date: 10th November, 1828
Arrival date: 18th April, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 508
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2020 wrote:

Name: Elias Jones
Place of Origin: Carmarthenshire
Arrival year: 1829
Arrival Country: Australia
Vessel Arrived In: Mellish
Date of Admission/Photo: 13 Mar 1838
Gaol: Newcastle
Gaol Location: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Record Type: Entrance and Description Book
Occupation; Miner
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Records, 1810-1891 for Elias Jones
Convicts Deaths Death Register, 1828-1879

Ship: Mellish - 1829. Maitland. Accidently Killed in a coal pit

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th July, 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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