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Owen Jones, one of 270 convicts transported on the Duchess of Northumberland, 01 October 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 216. Tasmanian Archives - Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-36,283,130,L,46. Indent http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON14-1-19,162,71,L,80.
||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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Evan Rofheart on 28th August, 2016 wrote:
He left in Wales a son, William Owen Jones b.1837
D Wong on 29th August, 2016 wrote:
Owen Jones is listed as being 22 years old on arrival in VDL - he was transported for ‘Housebreaking by night and stealing trousers’.
Previous convictions: Vagrancy 1 month - “I escaped over the prison wall”.
Born in Merionethshire, 5’5 1/4” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, illiterate, protestant, single.
Sisters: Ann, Ellen
18/7/1845: Released from ist stage of Probation.
14/11/1862: There were 3 other Owen Jones in VDL at the same time - no actual proof this death is the man listed above, however, the dates do fit - Owen Jones aged 40, a labourer, died at Launceston of ‘Necosis of the femur’ (usually associated with a broken hip and therefore a lack of blood to the area”.
No records found under Owen Morris.
Convict Changes History
Evan Rofheart on 28th August, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Morris (alias) (prev. Morris (Alias)), crime
D Wong on 29th August, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1862 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation
Nell Murphy on 30th August, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 216. Tasmanian Archives - Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-36,283,130,L,46. Indent http://search.