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Transported Convicts (1826-1831)

Samuel Jones

 

Samuel Jones was born in 1820 and worked as a labourer. On 31 March 1840, he was sentenced to transportation for life for the theft of a silver watch, a sovereign and a coat from the house of Thomas Davis. After a spell on a hulk, he was transferred to the Eden which set sail for New South Wales on 10 July 1840 and arrived on 18 November 1840. The Eden was the last convict to arrive in New South Wales under the transportation system until 1849.

 

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