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Richard Jones

Richard Jones, one of 150 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 July 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Richard Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1824
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 29th July, 1823
Arrival date: 19th January, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 150 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 77 (40)
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 9th July, 2021 wrote:

Conduct Record;-
No; 248
Name; Richard Jones
Trial; 1 Aug 1822 - Life
Ship; Asia 1 - 28 Aug 1823
Transported for; Stealing a mare
Native Place;
Married. Wife & no children at College Court name Palmer. Proper name Palmer
Worked last for Mr Ridley - Soap boiler

Burials in the Parish of St David’s, Hobart in the County of Buckingham in the Year 1824
No; 376
Name;  Richard Jones  
When Died; 1824, 14 Dec
When buried; 1824, 15 Dec
Age;  23 years [1801]
Ship’s Name; Asia
Quality or profession. Convict
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; W Bedford

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 9th July, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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