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George Jones, one of 294 convicts transported on the Blenheim, 23 March 1850
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Central Criminal Court
23rd March, 1850
24th July, 1850
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land and Norfolk Island
Travelled with 306 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 187 (95)
||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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Nell Murphy on 17th December, 2015 wrote:
George Jones was convicted at the CCC, London on 10/05 1847 for stealing a coat (previous convictions). 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blenheim’ arriving 24 July 1850.
Aged 24yrs. Native place - Whitechapel, London.
Brothers - Joseph, William & Thomas.
Sister - Sarah
Trade - distiller
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Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 17th December, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime