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Mary Jones

Mary Jones, one of 173 convicts transported on the John Renwick, 25 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Laundress
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Stafford. Walsall Quarter Sess.
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John Renwick
Departure date: 25th April, 1838
Arrival date: 27th August, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 263 (133)
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

D Wong on 18th March, 2014 wrote:

Mary Jones was convicted, along with Ann Gwynne (also on board) for stealing from the person of Thomas Mason, 2 sovereigns in gold coin and other monies.

1843: TOL Newcastle

8/7/1843: With Mary Robson, knows as Mary Long as she was 6’ tall, charged with having stolen property in their possession (they stole 2 blankets from the hospital, they were washerwomen there and resided together - Ordered to be forwarded to Mr Field’s Establishment, where they would be looked after.  Mr Fields was the Governor of the Newcastle Gaol.

7/11/1844: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th March, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: f, occupation, crime

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