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Thomas Jones

Thomas Jones, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Cattle dealer/ploughman/herdsman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Chester Session of Pleas
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 367 (185)
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

D Wong on 20th February, 2019 wrote:

7/9/1827 Chester Chronicle Cheshire, England:
Assize Intelligence.
THOMAS JONES, 25, charged with stealing a cow at Tarporley, the property of John Hall.__Death recorded.

Thomas Jones was 26 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Cheshire.

Thomas was literate, protestant, married with 1 child.

Assigned to Sophia Rawsthorne, Emu Plains.

23/2/1837: TOL, Vale of Clwyde - Born:Bunbury
1840: TOL Hartley - Born: Bunbury.
10/2/1842: TOL Passport, Hartley Bench.
1/7/1843: Recommended for a CP.
1/7/1843: CP

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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