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James Jones, one of 294 convicts transported on the Fairlie, 09 March 1852
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 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 329 (167). 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:
n.b. there are two (2) James Jones on this sailing of the Fairlie 1852. This is identifier 1.
James Jones (proper name James Pitts or Potts)was convicted at the CCC, London on 12 June 1848 for Burglary - stealing a watch in Oxford Street, London. 10yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Fairlie’ arriving 4 July 1852.
Single man; can read & write; Gentleman’s servant; aged 22yrs; Church of England; 5’4 1/4”.
Native place - Chelsea.
Sister - Jane
Brothers - Edward, George & Wilfred.
(Stated his proper name was “Pitts”)
1852: Prison Barracks - Constable.
30 Aug 1853: Ticket of Leave granted.
25 July 1854: Conditional Pardon granted.
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 329 (167). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 329