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William Jones, one of 267 convicts transported on the Isabella, 15 January 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancaster, Liverpool Borough Quarter Sessions
15th January, 1842
19th May, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 269 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 8
||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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Nell Murphy on 17th December, 2015 wrote:
William Jones was convicted at Lancaster on 14 Dec 1841 for stealing a watch (previous convictions). 10yr transportation sentence. Ship to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), the ‘Isabella’ arriving 19/05/1842. Bad report from ship’s Surgeon.
Aged 21yrs; native place - Devonshire, England.
Step father - John Croft
Mother - Mary
Assignment to Coal Mines & various others.
Several records of misconduct.
Ticket of Leave 14/05/1850
Free Certificate 02/01/1852
(last stationed at Bothwell, Tasmania)
Trade - blacksmith
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 17th December, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime