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Jane Skinner, one of 165 convicts transported on the New Grove, 30 October 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 460
||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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Nell Murphy on 28th September, 2017 wrote:
N.B. There are two women named “Jane SKINNER” on this voyage of the ‘New Grove’.
Jane SKINNER was convicted at Southwark, Surrey on 7 July 1834 for stealing from the person. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the “New Grove” arriving 27 March 1835.
Single woman; aged 27yrs; plain cook & housemaid; 4’11 1/2” height.
Native place: Ryegate
Work assignments in the Colony of VDL.
Several records of misconduct and being drunk.
10 Aug 1848: Certificate of Freedom issued.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 28th September, 2017 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime