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Samuel Jones, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st June, 1842
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 262
||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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D Wong on 27th March, 2013 wrote:
Samuel Jones was 16 years old when transported for “Stealing Rabbits”. His occupation was a “Baker’s Boy”. His native place was Chatham.
17/2/1834: Samuel Jones, not more that 16 or 17 years old was convicted of an “Unnatural Offence” and sentenced to death.
He was sent to Norfolk Island instead, and on 21/6/1842 was one of the 12 convicts who attempted to seize the brig “Phillip”. In the ensuing battle with guards he was shot and died. He was 25 years old.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 27th March, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1814, date of death 21st June, 1842, gender, occupation, crime