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James Jones, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Northampton, Peterborough Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery
31st December, 1832
28th May, 1833
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 168 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 523 (262). Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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 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
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