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Jessie Kinnear, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th January, 1872
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Scotland, Edinburgh Court of Justiciary
22nd April, 1851
10th August, 1851
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 233 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 141 (73)
||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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D Wong on 29th August, 2017 wrote:
National Records of Scotland
Precognition against Jessie Kinnear, Marion Johnston for the crime of robbery and theft near the Meadows, Edinburgh
Accused Jessie Kinnear, Age: 22, Address: c/o McCabe, Blackfriars Wynd, Edinburgh, Origin: Native of Edinburgh
Marion Johnston, wife of George Johnston, labourer, m.s. Telford, Age: 27, Address: Blackfriars Wynd, High Street, Edinburgh, Origin: Native of Glasgow.
Marion/Mary Ann Telford was also on board Aurora.
Jessie Kinnear was 23 years old on arrival in VDL.
She was 5’2¼” tall, black hair, dark hazel eyes, reads, unmarried with 1 child, (no mention if the child was on board), 2 years on the town, pockmarked, J.K.I. heart B.M.B. on right arm.
28/12/1852: Must serve 3 years and 6 months for a TOL.
4/7/1854: Recommended for a CP
5/6/1855: CP approved.
7/2/1853: Married James Brown, 40, a Tailor, she was 26 and a widow, at St Georges, Hobart.
5/9/1854: George James Brown born Hobart - Mother, ‘Janet Kinnear’ at Brisbane Street, Father, James, a Tailor.
1856: Mary Ann Brown
1858: Thomas William
6/1/1872: Jessie Kinnear/Jessie Brown, died at the General Hospital, Hobart, of Chronic Diarrhea.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 29th August, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th January, 1872 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime