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Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones, one of 101 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, July 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: -
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: -
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: July, 1815
Arrival date: 19th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, 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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th May, 2020 wrote:

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454. WILLIAM DEAN and ELIZABETH JONES were indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 4th of March , a sheet, value 5 s. two blankets, value 4 s. a quilt, value 3 s. a rug, value 3 s. a tea kettle, value 4 s. a pillow case, value 9 d. a saucepan, value 1 s. and a looking glass, value 4 s. the property of John Jones , in a lodging-room .

HANNAH JONES . My husband’s name is John Jones .

Q. Did you let a lodging to these people - A. Yes, they came in the lodging on Christmas Eve; they both lived together, and passed as man and wife, they had one room ready furnished in the first floor at five shillings a week; they had two blankets, a quilt, a rug, a tea kettle, a saucepan, and a looking-glass; all these things they were to have the use of.

Q. When did you loose these things - A. I believe on the 4th of March they were taken in custody I opened the door and went in, and missed these

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things; not seeing the woman for two days; I had seen the man, he left the lodging on the Saturday; she left it on the Thursday. I got an officer, and had them both taken into custody.
JOHN BLACKBURN . I am a pawnbroker. I produce a rug, quilt, a tea kettle, and a saucepan, I took them in pawn of the woman prisoner on different days.

JOHN BONNY . I am a furniture broker. The woman prisoner sold me the duplicate of a sheet, she had pawned at Mr. Blackburn’s.

Mrs. Jones. They are all my husband’s property.

Jones’s Defence. I pledged the things with intention to bring them back again; I positively lost the duplicates out of my snuff-box; I was afraid of leting the man know it.

Dean’s Defence. I never took the room, nor paid the rent.


JONES, GUILTY , aged 26.

Transported for Seven Years .

London Jury, before Mr. Recorder.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), gender: f

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