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James Jones

James Jones, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Sawyer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Northampton, Peterborough Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Jupiter
Departure date: 31st December, 1832
Arrival date: 28th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 168 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 523 (262). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
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

Nell Murphy on 23rd April, 2018 wrote:

N.B. There are 2 persons named “James Jones” on this sailing of the Jupiter 1832.

James JONES (Identifier 2) was convicted at Peterborough, Northampton, England on 17 Oct 1832 for shoplifting - a piece of Irish cloth. Part of a Gang.  7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Jupiter’ 1832.

Single man; aged 23yrs; a pit sawyer; 5’7 1/2” height; dark complexion; dk brown hair; grey eyes.
Native place of birth: Kingsland

VDL:
Assigned to service work.
Ticket of Leave granted.
1834: at Richmond.
1839: Disorderly conduct. Admonished.

(Note: One of the men James Jones, from the ‘Jupiter’ ship married Rose Ann Smith but it does not clearly identify which one, so more research needed.)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 23rd April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 523 (262). Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Numbe

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