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James Joseph Jones
James Joseph Jones, one of 294 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 27 August 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
||James Joseph Jones
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 517 (261). Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
||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 15th June, 2016 wrote:
James Joseph Jones was convicted at York on 3 March 1849 for arson - setting fire to a stable. Twice imprisoned before. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Equestrian’ (3) arriving 16 Dec 1852.
Single man; aged 29 yrs; glass cutter; 5’2 1/2”; Roman Catholic; can read & write.
Native place - Lambeth.
Proper name stated to be James Joseph DOVER.
Father - James, at native place
Brother - John, in a Lunatic Assylum
Sisters - Mary and L….
Assignments in Colony. Clear Conduct Record.
Ticket of Leave granted 1853
Conditional Pardon Dec 1855
Certificate of Freedom 6 May 1859
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 15th June, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 517 (261). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 517