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Joseph Jones

Joseph Jones, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Derby Borough Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 236. State Archives NSW, Gaol Description Book 1841-1845 (Roll 759)& Conditional Pardon (Reel 791)
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

Iris Dunne on 11th November, 2018 wrote:

Newcastle Gaol Description Book: Joseph Jones, Year of Birth 1817, has tattoos

Convict Index: Aged 21, Year of Birth about 1815, Trade: Plater

Conditional Pardon No.49/447 dated 1 Feb 1849, convicted 8 October 1835, Native Place: Staffordshire, Trade: Plater, Offence: Stealing watches, Sentence: Life, Year of Birth 1815, Height 5 feet 1 3/4 inches, Complexion Dark Ruddy, Hair Dark Brown, Eyes Dark Hazel, General Remarks: “Two scars on forehead, raised mole on right side of neck, mole under left jaw, half moon seven stars on upper right arm, small round scar on back of right hand, large star anchor, half moon on upper left arm, scar on left elbow”

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 11th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 236. State Archives NSW, Gaol Description Book 1841-1845 (Roll 759)& Conditional Pardon (Reel 791) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm

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