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James Jones

James Jones, one of 200 convicts transported on the York, 11 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 1882
Age: 71 years

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 Life

Crime: Stealing cheese
Convicted at: Wilts Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: York
Departure date: 11th August, 1832
Arrival date: 29th December, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 394. Tasmanian Archives - convicts.
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

Anonymous on 24th May, 2011 wrote:

Married free settler Anne Rogers

Nell Murphy on 14th June, 2016 wrote:

James Jones was convicted at Wilts 5 Mar 1832 for housebreaking. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘York’ arriving 29 Dec 1832.

Single man.

Assignments of work service in Colony.
Conditional Pardon granted July 1845.
Extended to any Colony in Australia. Aug 1845.

Convict Changes History

Susan Moore on 12th October, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1882 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 14th June, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 394. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 394)

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