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Jane Wallis

Jane Wallis, one of 120 convicts transported on the Kains, 05 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Wallis
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Receiving
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Kains
Departure date: 5th July, 1830
Arrival date: 11th March, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 119 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 438
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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2021 wrote:

1830 - Old Bailey On-Line
Born; 1779.
Tried; 15 April 1830. Tried at Old Bailey, London.
849. WILLIAM WALLIS and WILLIAM PIPER were again indicted for that they, on the 26th of February , at Tottenham , the shop of Thomas Newsom , there situate, feloniously did break and enter, and steal therein 3 bushels of apples, value 15s.; 40 oranges, value 3s.; 3 pecks of onions, value 5s.; 25lbs. weight of pork, value 20s.; 1 coat, value 10s.; 1 jacket, value 20s.; 1 pair of shoes, value 10s.; 10 knives, value 2s.; 4 forks, value 1s.; 1 bag, value 1s.; 1 pair of mittens, value 6d.; 2 razors, value 2s.; 13 boot-laces, value 1s.; 1 bed-wrench, value 1s.; 1 sack, value 1s.; 8s. in copper monies, and 1 piece of foreign coin, value 1d., the property of the said Thomas Newson ; and THOMAS WALLIS and JANE WALLIS were indicted for feloniously receiving the same, well knowing them to have been stolen .

1831 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. Kains from England. Mustered;117. Died; 2. In hospital on Board 1. Number Embarked; 120
Indent No; 57
Name;  Jane Wallis
Age; 51 years
Read. Protestant, Married - 3 male and 2 female children
Native Place; Enfield
Trade or calling; All-work and house work
Offence; Stealing fruit
Trial; Middlesex- 15 April 1830 - 14 years
Height; 5 ft 3 3/4 in, Sallow and pock-pitted, Brown hair and Hazel eyes
Remarks; HUSBAND; Thomas Wallis and SON: William Wallis, coming out

1837 - Ticket of Leave; 37/532

1844 - Certificate of Freedom; C44/664

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th November, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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