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Mary Jones

Mary Jones, one of 73 convicts transported on the Borneo, 07 May 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Borneo
Departure date: 7th May, 1828
Arrival date*: 7th January, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 73 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 392. Tasmanian Archives.
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 5th January, 2019 wrote:

Mary Ann JONES was convicted at Lancaster, England on 23 Oct 1827 for stealing money and linen.  14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Borneo’ arriving 1828.

Single woman. Aged 20 yrs. House servant. 5’4” height. Had lived as a servant at Salford, Enland.
Native place of family - Liverpool. Two sisters who live at Liverpool.

VDL:
Work services in the Colony.

30 April 1830: Application for permission to marry - Thomas Ballinger (per ‘Commodore Hayes’) to Mary Ann JONES (per ‘Borneo).  ref. 45/1/1

15 June 1830: Marriage - Thomas BALLINGER, bachelor to Mary Ann JONES, Spinster, Convict - at Hobart Town. ref. 36/1/1 no. 1417.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 5th January, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 392. Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 392), date of birth: 1

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