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John Jones, one of 200 convicts transported on the Enchantress, 06 April 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th February, 1839
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 51 (27)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th June, 2021 wrote:
Name; John Jones
Trial; 5 July 1832 - 7 years
Trade; Labourer &
Height; 5ft 7 in
Age; 21 
Place of origin: Warminster, Wiltshire
1832 - Old Bailey Proceedings Online; July 1832, trial of JOHN JONES (t18320705-298).
JOHN JONES, Theft > simple larceny, 5th July 1832.
1600. JOHN JONES was indicted for stealing, on the 4th of July , 2 pairs of shoes, value 4s., and 4 lasts, value 1s. , the goods of Richard Lee.
Prisoner’s Defence . I ran with the mob , and was taken; the officer struck me .
GUILTY . Aged 20. - Transported for Seven Years .
1833 - Convict Muster; No; 671. John Jones 1. Assigned; Mr. R. Mather
1835 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. Tasmania
Name; John Jones - Public Works
Remarks; DIED; 14 Feb 1839
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th June, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th February, 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime