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David Jones

David Jones, one of 198 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 08 October 1846

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 23rd February, 1867
Age: 57 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Pestonjee Bomanjee
Departure date: 8th October, 1846
Arrival date: 17th February, 1847
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land [Maria Island]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 130
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

Tracie Minshall-Jones on 10th August, 2014 wrote:

Left behind a wife and 4 young children.
They never saw him again.
He died in Port Arthur 21yrs later after suffering a massive stroke.He was refused a pardon even after becoming disabled from a previous stroke.

Tracie Minshall-Jones on 8th April, 2015 wrote:

Died as a Schoolmaster

Convict Changes History

Tracie Minshall-Jones on 10th August, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd February, 1867 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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