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William Jones, one of 228 convicts transported on the Lord Hungerford, July 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 58. Linc, Conduct Record (CON31-1-23) and Departures.
||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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Kaye Sutton on 26th July, 2018 wrote:
Free pardon 11/1826 as per Trove
May have been the Wm Jones who married Eliz Mealmaker in 1824 and who was the superintendent of the Launceston Penitentiary for 30 years when he died in 1859 and who had x3 sons recorded in 1827 Muster of children in PD, father recorded as ‘was prisoner now free’.
Iris Dunne on 28th July, 2018 wrote:
Convicted Date: 31 March 1821
Conduct Record: Transported for Stealing a watch, Free Pardon 30 15th November 1826, Certificate of Freedom 2nd February 1834
William Jones departed Launceston 25th April 1852, arriving in Melbourne on the ship Mercury - Free by Servitude
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William Jones departed Launceston 8th June 1854, arriving in Melbourne on the ship Lady Bird - Free by Servitude
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Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 26th July, 2018 made the following changes:
Iris Dunne on 28th July, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 58. Linc, Conduct Record (CON31-1-23) and Departures. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page N