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Jane Watkins

Jane Watkins, one of 404 convicts transported on the Pitt, June 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Watkins
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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pitt
Departure date: June, 1791
Arrival date: 14th February, 1792
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 402 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 170
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

Maureen Withey on 15th May, 2019 wrote:

At Salisbury Assizes, four prisoners received sentence of death, viz. Wm Fulford and William Dillon, for sheep stealing; John Sadler, for burglary; and Jane Watkins for stealing 390 yards of Kiderminster stuff.  Fulford and Sadler are left for execution.
Bath Chronicle, 17 Mar 1791
(Kidderminster stuff was a woven fabric used for furnishings abnd wall hangings.)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 15th May, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: f, crime

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