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William Jones

William Jones, one of 160 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 17 September 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Jones
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1788
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1896
Age: 108 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Salop Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 17th September, 1819
Arrival date: 27th January, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 237(120)
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

Maureen Withey on 1st December, 2020 wrote:

Marriage Permissions
William Jones, per Prince Regent 1, age 43, Life, Condition, C.P. and Ann Mellish, Mariner 2,  age 37, Free. 13 June 1842, Queanbeyan, Rev E. Smith.

Maureen Withey on 1st December, 2020 wrote:

1828 Census Index.
William Jones, age 29, G.S. per P. Regent, 1820, Life, protestant, Labourer to Wm. Lus(?), Botany district.


Convict Index 1791-1873.
William Jones, Prince Regent 1820, Ticket of Leave, District : Liverpool; Tried: Salop Ass. Entry No. 30/641.
William Jones, Prince Regent 1820, Conditional Pardon, 27 Apr 1837.

Convict Changes History

Karley Nelson on 4th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1788 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1896 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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