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George Jones

George Jones, one of 190 convicts transported on the Layton, 17 June 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Iron founder
Date of Death: 1840
Age: 38 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Glamorgan Great Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 17th June, 1829
Arrival date: 8th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 95 (50)
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 20th February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 38
Name; George Jones
Age; 27
Read & write, Protestant, Single
Native Place; Swanlea ?
Trade or calling; Iron founder
Trial where & Date; Burgulary - Glamorgan. 23 Aug 1828
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 8 3/4 in
Eyes; Brown
Hair; Brown, Dark
Completion; Dark Ruddy
Remarks; Assigned; Department of Public Works
Additional remarks noted against name; DIED; in General Hospital Newcastle 2 July 1840. 40/10812

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1840 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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