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Thomas Jones (c. 1781–1842)

Thomas Jones was sentenced to life transportation on 7 March 1801 at Wiltshire, England. He arrived at Sydney aboard the Perseus in August 1802. 

Jones married Elizabeth Dailey on 8 March 1807 at St Philip's Church, Sydney. He was granted a conditional pardon on 1 July 1811 and by 1814 was a landholder at Windsor. He died on 17 July 1842 at Pitt Town; his age was given as 63.

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Life Summary [details]


c. 1781


17 July, 1842 (aged ~ 61)
Pitt Town, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Convict Record

Crime: unknown
Sentence: life