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James Jones, one of 299 convicts transported on the Susan, 21 April 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 73 (38). 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 was convicted at Brecon Ass. 22 March 1842 for housebreaking and stealing clothes. Previously in prison and had attempted to escape. 15 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Susan’ arriving 24 July 1842.
Aged 20yrs; single; miller; 5’5”; Protestant; can read.
Native place - Monmouth
Father - George
Mother - Elizabeth
3yrs Probation period in Colony. Impression Bay.
Several notes of misconduct and minor offences.
May have been convicted again in later years, but under the name “William Weston”.
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 73 (38). Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 73 (38