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Edward Jones, one of 300 convicts transported on the Adelaide, 08 August 1849
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||22nd June, 1827
|Date of Death:
||1st August, 1891
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 95 (49)
||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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Robyn Jones on 20th June, 2014 wrote:
Married Catherine Swaley
D Wong on 21st June, 2014 wrote:
Edward Jones is listed in the NSW Gov.Convict records and never landed in VDL.
Edward was born in Tettsworth, Oxfordshire and was transported for ‘Receiving half a sovereign’.
15/10/1850: TOL Passport, on recommendation of the Commissioner of Crown Lands, Maneroo.
25/9/1853: Married Catherine Swaley. Catherine was born in 1829 in Maryport, Cumberland, Eng., and arrived with her family in 1852. They had 5-8 children, lived in Bendoc Victoria and Catherine died 9/10/1904 at Bendoc and was buried in the Delegate Cemetery, NSW.
Edward died at Cosy Corner, Victoria, of heart disease and cirrhosis of the liver - he is also buried at the Delegate Cemetery, NSW.
Robyn Jones on 12th February, 2015 wrote:
Catherine Swaley arrived alone 1852.
Convict Changes History
Robyn Jones on 20th June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 22nd June, 1927 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st August, 1891 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 21st June, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 22nd June, 1827 (prev. 22nd June, 1927)