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William Jones

William Jones, one of 160 convicts transported on the Claudine, 20 May 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Jones
Aliases: Roberts (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: Stealing
Convicted at: Carnarvon Great Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Claudine
Departure date: 20th May, 1821
Arrival date: 15th December, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 84
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

greg petersen on 25th June, 2017 wrote:

Transported for life for “Stealing from a dwelling house”
Gaol report: “Second conviction, attempted to escape”
Hulk report: “Orderly”
Stated: “Wife &  1 Child at the Isle of Anglesey North Wales, His Offence “Stealing wearing apparel from a dwelling house”

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 25th June, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Roberts (alias) (prev. Roberts (Alias)), gender: m, crime

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