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Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1761
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1837
Age: 76 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize
Departure date: December, 1789
Arrival date: 26th June, 1790
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1072 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 38
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

Phil Hands on 9th March, 2017 wrote:

On arrival she assigned to a Publican in Sydney to perform house/pub duties.

Elizabeth had a Common Law Marriage with James Bradley and was the mother of Gabriel (b. 1801) and Margaret (b. 1804).
Elizabeth died on 16th April, 1837 at the age of 75 years and was buried on her son-in-law’s farm at St Albans, N.S.W.

michelle on 24th March, 2019 wrote:

I believe this is the same person as was only convict with this name to arrive and was in Muster of 1825 in Windsor - Francis Bassett was also in Windsor area.
Convicts Applications to Marry 1825-51 (NSW STATE RECORDS)

BASSETT, Francis Ocean (1) Age: 45; Sentence: Life; Condition: T of L JONES, Elizabeth Neptune (1) Age: 45; Sentence: 3 years; Condition: Free 1 Jun 1827 CROSS, Revd John Richmond NRS 12212 [4/4511 p.028] no.328; Reel 714; Fiche 789-790

Convict Changes History

Phil Hands on 9th March, 2017 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 3 years), date of birth: 1761 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1837 (prev. 0000)

michelle on 24th March, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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