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Jane Watkins, one of 404 convicts transported on the Pitt, June 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
14th February, 1792
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 402 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 170
||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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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