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Jacob Pow, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th May, 1853
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 143 (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 31st December, 2016 wrote:
16/8/1823 Bristol Mirror Bristol, England:
Jacob Pow, George Mogg, and John Taylor for Burglary - sentenced to death.
Previous convictions: Housebreaking once transported for Handkerchiefs 7 years served 2 years and 9 months in ###
Jacob Pow was born in Bath, he was 21 years old on arrival - he was 5’ 4 1/2” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, was pockpitted anchor heart diamond woman EP JP left arm ring on ring finger P back of left hand EP rt arm, single.
Father in Bath, a carpenter.
1830-32 Musters: Public Works
1833 Muster: Assigned to Captn. Bannister.
11/12/1835: Permission to marry Ann Smith (Hydery)
1/2/1836: Married at Hobart. ** There were 2 Ann Smiths on the Hydery - cannot locate which one he married.
27/2/1838: Conidtional Pardon.
25/5/1853: Jacob Pow, carpenter, died of disease caused by drunkenness, New Norfolk. (Also stated disease of the Heart).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 31st December, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th May, 1853 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime