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George Jones

George Jones, one of 150 convicts transported on the Sesostris, 23 November 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Jones
Aliases: Austin (alias)
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Devon Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sesostris
Departure date: 23rd November, 1825
Arrival date: 21st March, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 306
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

Nick Anning on 19th February, 2020 wrote:

Pardoned for his crime by the supreme court of NSW 9th June 1845.

Document #45/13 signed by Captain General, Governor in Chief, Territory of NSW, Sir George Gipps Knight. .

Convict Changes History

Nick Anning on 19th February, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: Austin (alias) (prev. Austin (Alias)), crime

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