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Samuel Jones

Samuel Jones, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 29 September 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: 22nd August, 1844
Age: 21 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 29th September, 1831
Arrival date: 13th February, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 201 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 177 (91)
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 29th April, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Age 19. Protectant. Single. Salisbury Assizes, Laborer & Carter. house breaking, Life. No previous convictions 5 ft. 4 1/2 inches in height. Ruddy complexation. Hair: Light Brown. Eyes: Hazel.
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879

Name: Samuel Jones
Date of Death: 22 Aug 1844
District: Blackheath

Blackheath Stockade. Died Suddenly

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for Samuel Jones
Bound Indentures 1830-1832
Written across his entry
“Died Suddenly on the 22/08/1844 at stockade

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd August, 1844 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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