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Jean Wilson, one of 232 convicts transported on the Aurora, 22 April 1851
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Scotland, Glasgow Court of Justiciary
22nd April, 1851
10th August, 1851
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 233 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 143 (74).
Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-31,241,234,L,80.
Tasmanian Pioneer Index, BMD
||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 6th January, 2013 wrote:
Jean Wilson was convicted at Glasgow on 02/10/1850 for stealing a watch. 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ‘Aurora’, arriving Aug 1851. 4 prior convictions.
Native Place: Bothwell
Single; Presbyterian; read & write; blue eyes; brown hair; 4’6 1/2”; 20 yrs of age; nurse maid.
1851: New Town, VDL.
1853: Warwick Street, Hobart
1853: New Norfolk
02/10/1853: Application for permission to marry Nicholas Dingle (convict per Blundell) - approved.
21/12/1853: Married Nicholas Dingle, Catholic Church, New Norfolk. Jean aged 22yrs, Nicholas 28yrs.
09/05/1854: Ticket of Leave granted
18/06/1858: Certificate of Freedom
Mary Dingle b. 10/03/1854 New Norfolk (997/1854-33)
William Dingle b. 12/06/1855 New Norfolk (1189/1855-33). Died 10/11/1857 Hobart (523/1857-35)
James Dingle b. 23/05/1859 Tasman district (2132/1859-33)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 6th January, 2013 made the following changes:
source, alias1, date of birth 1830, gender, occupation, crime