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James Jones

James Jones, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1823
Age: 25 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 2nd October, 1822
Arrival date: 4th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 227 (114)
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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Maureen Withey on 11th July, 2019 wrote:

Hulk Report, National Archives, HO9-9-2. p.54
Received on hulk from Fisherton Gaol, 25 Oct 1821, with 10 other prisoners.

James Jones (2), age 25, convicted at New Sarum 4 Aug 1821, for receiving stolen goods, sentenced to 14 years. Left hulk for NSW 26 Sep 1822.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 wrote:

Australian Convict Transportation Registers - Other Fleets & Ships
Name; James Jones
Ship; Surrey - 2 Oct 1822
Trial; Wilts Assises
Date; 4 Aug 1821
Sentence; 14 years
Noted against name; DIED; on voyage. 20 Feb 1823

UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals,
Age; 25 [1798]

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 11th July, 2019 made the following changes:


Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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