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Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones, one of 120 convicts transported on the Kains, 05 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Jones
Aliases: Kaye
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Lancaster (Liverpool Boro') Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Kains
Departure date: 5th July, 1830
Arrival date: 11th March, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 437 (221)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2021 wrote:

1831 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Kains from England. Mustered;117. Died; 2. In hospital on Board 1. Number Embarked; 120
Indent No; 42
Name;  Elizabeth Jones alias Kaye
Age; 24 years
Read. Protestant, Married
Native Place; Shropshire
Trade or calling; Country Housemaid
Offence; Stealing watch
Trial; Liverpool - 26 April 1830 - 7 years
Height; 4 ft 11 1/4 in. Ruddy and freckled. Hair; Light brown. Eyes; Hazel grey
Remarks; HUSBAND; here as John Kaye, per Burrell 1831 ** ship ruled out and ” Camden” inserted

** John Kaye; Arrived per ship; Camden - 1831. Indent No; 31 - 932. 48

Convict Changes History

Madhavi on 13th July, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Kaye, gender: f, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000)

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