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Jane Thompson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Thompson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1828
Age: 41 years

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: Shop lifting
Convicted at: Ireland, Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Francis and Eliza
Departure date: 15th December, 1814
Arrival date: 8th August, 1815
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 13 other convicts

References

Primary source: Mayberry, Peter; Comp. Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849. [database online]. Freemans Journal, Saturday, July 23, 1814; p. 3 Sainty, Malcolm & Johnson, Keith; 1828 Census of New South Wales.
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Denis Pember on 21st February, 2016 wrote:

Jane and her future husband Robert Aull, arrived in New South Wales aboard the ship ‘Francis and Eliza’ on 8 Aug 1815.
Jane Thompson was sentenced in Dublin to seven years. She was a straw bonnet maker, had a fair complexion with freckles, light brown hair and hazel eyes.
Robert was described as a labourer, five feet ten and three quarters of an inch tall, sallow complexion, dark brown hair and hazel eyes.
He was sentenced to life in Mar 1813 after being tried at Londonderry. His native place was country Derry.

Denis Pember on 21st February, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
Page 37…
[Ref A0777] Aull, Robert, 37, conditional pardon, Francis and Eliza, 1815, Protestant, landholder, Evan. 300 acres, 30 cleared and cultivated, 8 horses and 40 cattle.
[Ref A0778] Aull, Jane, 42, free by servitude, Francis and Eliza, 1815, Catholic.
[Ref A0779] Aull, Elizabeth, 12, born in the colony.
[Ref A0780] Aull, Jane 10, born in the colony.
[Ref A0781] Aull, Margaret, 8, born in the colony.
[Ref A0782] Aull, William, 4, born in the colony.
[Ref A0783] Aull, Mary, 2, born in the colony.

Robin Sharkey on 17th April, 2019 wrote:

JANE THOMPSON’S IRISH CRIME:

Freemans Journal (Dublin), Saturday, July 23, 1814; p. 3

DUKE STREET OFFICE
Jane Thompson was brought up, on a charge of shop-lifting. It was proved on examination that she went into the shop of Messrs Moores, of Grafton Street, and while she was cheapening some articles, put three bonnets under her gown. She was seen by the shop-keeper, and instantly seized, when the bonnets were taken from her. The Magistrates instantly committed her to Newgate.
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Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 21st February, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Mayberry, Peter; Comp. Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849. [database online] Sainty, Malcolm & Johnson, Keith; 1828 Census of New South Wales. (prev. ), firstname: Jane, surname: Thompson, alias1: , alias2: , alia

Robin Sharkey on 17th April, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Mayberry, Peter; Comp. Irish Convicts to NSW 1788-1849. [database online]. Freemans Journal, Saturday, July 23, 1814; p. 3 Sainty, Malcolm & Johnson, Keith; 1828 Census of New South Wales. (prev. Mayberry, Peter; Comp. Irish Convicts to NSW 1788

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