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Ann Jones

Ann Jones, one of 150 convicts transported on the Cadet, 10 November 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster. Boro of Manchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 10th November, 1848
Arrival date: 12th April, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 353 (178) Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=37314
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th January, 2013 wrote:

N.B. 1st Ann Jones on this sailing of the ‘Cadet’.

Ann was convicted at Manchester on 15/05/1848 for stealing 10 pounds. 7yr sentence. Although aged on 21yrs she had a criminal record of 9 times in prison and either 11 or 14 convictions!

Ship Surgeon’s Report: Good

Recorded as a single woman but she stated she had been married to William Jones and had lived with him for 4 months. (Maiden name?)
Mother: Cecilia
Brother: William
Sisters: Sarah & Mary   - at Native Place

4’9 1/4”; aged 21; Protestant; read; housemaid; sallow complexion, freckles; dk brown hair; marks & tatoos.

Assigned at Ross, VDL.
25/03/1850: Thorpe - absent. 4mths hard labour at Cascades Female Factory, Hobart (not to be allowed to enter service in Hobarton)
28/10/1851: Mayson - disobey orders & absent. 4mths hard labour, Ross Female Factory.
12/02/1852: J. Dowling, Campbell Town.

13/07/1852: Ticket of Leave
25/10/1852: Ticket of Leave revoked
15/05/1855: Free by servitude
23/06/1855: Certified Free, Oatlands.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th January, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1828, gender, occupation, crime

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