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James Jones

James Jones, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 11th December, 1835
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Miles
Departure date: 15th March, 1828
Arrival date: 29th July, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 344. 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

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.)

Single man.
Native place - Bristol.

Assigned to W. Archer.
Conditional Pardon.

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

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