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Jane Mountain

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Mountain
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Kilkenny, Ireland
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - Convict conduct record
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th March, 2014 wrote:

Jane Mountain was convicted at Kilkenny on 03/01/1850 for Highway Robbery. 15yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 29/05/1851.

D Wong on 2nd November, 2014 wrote:

Jane Mountain was 15 years old when convicted along with, James Mountain, aged 25 (Hyderabad 1850 VDL), Hugh Mountain, aged 22 (Robert Small 1853 WA), and Mary Mountain, aged 27 (Blackfriar 1851 VDL) for highway Robbery.  Jane and Mary’s crime state, ‘stealing calico cloth’.

Jane was 5’0” tall, could read, unmarried, Catholic, burn mark on left wrist, brown hair, hazel eyes.

24/10/1853: Aged 19, married Charles Smith aged 38 (free), (have not found ship).  Married at Hobart.

3/10/1854: TOL
1/4/1847: CP

Child Louisa Smith born 27/7/1868, there may have been more.

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th March, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 15 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - Convict conduct record (prev. ), firstname: Jane, surname: Mountain, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

Wayne on 2nd November, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, occupation

D Wong on 2nd November, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1834 (prev. 0000)

Wayne on 30th November, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 0000 (prev. 1834)

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