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James Jones, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th December, 1835
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 344. 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 14th June, 2016 wrote:
James Jones was convicted at Gloucester 9 April 1827 for Burglary - house breaking, with two other persons. One other was executed. I was left to be executed by commuted to life sentence and transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘William Miles’ 1828. (Previous offence for assault.)
Native place - Bristol.
Assigned to W. Archer.
Accidentally killed 11 Dec 1835.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 14th June, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 344. Tasmanian Archives - convicts. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 344), date o