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Catherine Jones

Catherine Jones, one of 94 convicts transported on the Surprize, February 1794

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Catherine Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surprize
Departure date: February, 1794
Arrival date: 17th October, 1794
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 94 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 198
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

Colin Rowley on 5th June, 2016 wrote:

CATHARINE JONES and WILLIAM MACCOY were indicted for stealing, on the 17th of October , two shillings , the monies of Robert Barry , Esq .

William was left off but Catherine was convicted.

Catherine met a drummer from NSW Corps named Francis Howe. She gave birth to six children to him. in 1809 Francis died. In 1810 Catherine married Thomas McQueen/McQuinn and later moved to Launceston.

Convict Changes History

Colin Rowley on 5th June, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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