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Jane Nicholson

Jane Nicholson, one of 149 convicts transported on the Pyramus, 08 October 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Nicholson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: 1854
Age: 48 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes on 26th March 1831
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Pyramus
Departure date: 8th October, 1831
Arrival date: 5th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 148 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 205 (105)
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

Elisabeth Coyne on 7th August, 2019 wrote:

Jane’s parents were Thomas and Martha Nicholson. She was born in Birmingham, England, one of 6 siblings. She married William Newman in Black Creek, New South Wales in 1937 and in 1939 they had a son, John.

Convict Changes History

Elisabeth Coyne on 7th August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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