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George Jones, one of 320 convicts transported on the John Barry, 12 November 1838
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||5th April, 1814
|Date of Death:
||7th March, 1884
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 377 (190)
||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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Tracey Wilson on 6th December, 2012 wrote:
It is not known to whom George was assigned to but he served his sentence in the Paterson area of NSW. 12th May 1847 he received a Ticket of Leave (no: 47/425) this was later cancelled because George was indicted for uttering base coin. He was found guilty and served 12mths hard labour. He received his 2nd Ticket of Leave 20th December 1853 (no:53/122). In 1855 George married Tamar and they had 12 children. In 1858 he received a conditional pardon. In the early 1860’s George and his family moved to the Uralla area where he finally settled at Maitland Point where he lived until his death. George is buried in the Uralla Cemetery but there is no headstone.
Convict Changes History
Tracey Wilson on 6th December, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 5th April, 1814, date of death 7th March, 1884, occupation, crime