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Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Gloucester Assises
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Harmony
Departure date: 12th May, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 79 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 175 (89)
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:

Oxford Journal Saturday 12th August 1826 p. 3
Transportation for Life. - Elizabeth Jones, for various acts of theft, and Robert Hyett, for stealing from the person of Richard Peters, three half-crowns and four shillings.

Bristol Mercury Monday 14th August 1826 p. 2
Transportation for Life: Elizabeth Jones aged 15, tried on four indictments of shop-lifting at Tewkesbury…

Married convict Samuel Onions (‘Minerva I’ 1821) on 10th August 1829 at Parramatta, they had 5 children between 1829-1836

Convict Changes History

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

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000), crime

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