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James Jones

James Jones, one of 160 convicts transported on the Richmond, November 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Jones
Aliases: James Dick
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Richmond
Departure date: 27th November, 1821
Arrival date: 30th April, 1822
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 125 (64)
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

Maureen Withey on 24th July, 2019 wrote:

James Jones. Buried 16 Feb 1830, in the parish of St John, Launceston, aged 32. resident at Launceston. Found drowned. Constable attached to the Reveunue Department.ship, richmond.
Source: Tasmanian Records.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th June, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. Tasmania
Year; 1830
No; 174
Name; James Jones alias Dick
Ship; Richmond - 1822
Remarks; DROWNED; 4 Feb 1830

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 24th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th June, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: James Dick

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