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Selina Jones

Selina Jones, one of 88 convicts transported on the Grenada, 01 September 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Selina Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 5th November, 1901
Age: 93 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Bristol City Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: 1st September, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 87 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 67 (35)
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

Wendy Marie Muskin on 19th February, 2019 wrote:

Selina married John Spinks (son of Ann Spinks convict, arrived on the Morley 1820) 5 November 1827 in Parramatta. They moved to the Hunter Valley in 1828. They had 8 children;John died 1842 and Selina remarried in 1843 in East Maitland. She and Bartholomew Carey (convict, arrived 1835 on Lady MCNaughten) had three children. He died in 1875 in Singleton. Selina lived until 1901 and died in Singleton aged 93.

Rod A on 31st July, 2019 wrote:

23/04/1833 - Certificate of Freedom granted. (Sydney Gazette & NSW 25/04/1833).

Rod A on 31st July, 2019 wrote:

23/04/1833 - Certificate of Freedom granted. (Sydney Gazette & NSW Advertiser 25/04/1833).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Marie Muskin on 19th February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th November, 1901 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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