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Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones, one of 81 convicts transported on the Sovereign, 12 July 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 7th January, 1812
Occupation: Milkmaid?
Date of Death: 23rd February, 1856
Age: 44 years

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 Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Carnarvon Great Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Sovereign
Departure date: 12th July, 1827
Arrival date: 20th November, 1827
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 215 (109)
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

Sharyn Van Den Broek on 21st November, 2014 wrote:

Elizabeth was sentenced and transported, for the same crime as her younger sister Catherine.

Elizabeth is my 3rd Great Grandmother.

Convict Changes History

Sharyn Van Den Broek on 21st November, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 7th January, 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd February, 1856 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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