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Jane Skinner

Jane Skinner, one of 165 convicts transported on the New Grove, 30 October 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Skinner
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: New Grove
Departure date: 30th October, 1834
Arrival date: 27th March, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 460
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

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

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