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Jane Owen

Jane Owen, one of 119 convicts transported on the William Pitt, July 1805

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Owen
Aliases: Jane Hones
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Montgomery Great Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Pitt
Departure date: July, 1805
Arrival date: 11th April, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 121 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 366
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

Megan Butel on 2nd April, 2019 wrote:

Had a child called Eleanor (born 1806) with Andrew Clark(e) per The Ann (1801). They never married. Jane’s name was spelled phonetically as “Hones” on the registry. Eleanor was baptised 16 September 1816 at Windsor on the same day that her father married Margaret Hutton (alias Bruce).
Jane Owen subsequently married William Davis according to a letter in the Colonial Secretary’s office.

Convict Changes History

Megan Butel on 2nd April, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Jane Hones, gender: f

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