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Jane Vanderbus, one of 151 convicts transported on the Lady Juliana, June 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 17 (10). Old Bailey online. http://www.historyaustralia.org.au/twconvic/3156.
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th December, 2013 wrote:
Jane Vandebus was convicted at the Old Bailey on 02/09/1787 for receiving stolen property - clothing. Tried at the same time were James Everhard & her son John Vandebus for stealing a large quantity of clothing. Everhard was found not guilty, but John received a Death Sentence. Jane also received a Guilty verdict and to be transported for 14yrs. Both Jane and her son John also went by the name ‘Bond’ - perhaps because she worked in Bond Street.
They may have a Dutch Jewish background.
Transported to New South Wales, Port Jackson, Australia on the ‘Lady Juliana’ of the 2nd Fleet. (Old Bailey transcript says transport to “Africa”) Arrived Port Jackson 03/06/1790 after a voyage of 10 months.
Aug 1790 transferred to Norfolk Island.
Nov 1794 returned to Sydney.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th December, 2013 made the following changes:
source, surname Vandebus (prev. Vanderbus), alias1, date of birth 1736, gender, crime