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James Jones, one of 267 convicts transported on the Isabella, 15 January 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Burslam (alias), Bursham
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 3.(3). 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 16th June, 2016 wrote:
James Jones (proper Burslam) was convicted at CCC, London on 4 Jan 1841 for larceny - embezzling four half crowns the property of a fellow servant. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Isabella’ arriving 21 May 1842.
Single man; tailor; aged 24yrs; tailor; can read & write; 5’4 1/2”; sandy hair; dk blue eyes.
Native place: Exmouth St. London
Father: James, a tailor.
3 brothers, 3 sisters.
18 mths Probation Period. Station Gang - Impression Bay.
11 July 1846: Ticket of Leave
28 Feb 1847: Marriage permission - to Jane Williams (transported per ‘Margaret’). Approved.
4 Jan 1848: Free by servitude
11 Jan 1848: Free Certificate
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 16th June, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 3.(3). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 3 (3)),