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John Jones

John Jones, one of 200 convicts transported on the Enchantress, 06 April 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 14th February, 1839
Age: 27 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 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Enchantress
Departure date: 6th April, 1833
Arrival date: 31st July, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 51 (27)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 11th June, 2021 wrote:

No; 671
Name; John Jones
Trial; 5 July 1832 - 7 years
Trade; Labourer &
Height; 5ft 7 in
Age; 21 [1811]
Remarks; Warminster
Hair; Red
Complexion; Fresh
Eyes; Brown

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
Year; 1835
No; 671
Name; John Jones - Public Works
Ship; Enchantress
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

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