Name Isaac JACOBS
Country Of Origin England
Born 1816
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1816, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Marriage/Spouse 13 June 1841, at Mr Joseph Solomons, Charles Street, Launceston, to Elizabeth Nelson
Trial 1 November 1832, Derby Borough Quarter Sessions, England
Sentence Seven years transportation for stealing two watches
Arrival 24 August 1833 on the convict ship, Atlas
Police Number 687
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave May 1838, suspended in July 1839 and later restored.
Conditional Pardon
Other Recorded as a watchmaker of two years on arrival and assigned to a convict road gang.

1839: Certificate of Freedom.
1840: Obtained Hawker’s and carrier’s licences, Hobart.

June 1858: Isaac Jacobs, merchant of Melbourne, Victoria, is listed in the newspaper as a creditor in watchmaker John Tozer’s insolvency estate.

Death unknown
John Levi, These are the Names: Jewish Lives in Australia 1788-1850, 2013.
TAHO: CON31/1/24, CON18/1/3, CON23/1/2, RGD37/1/2 no1213 Marriage 1841, CSO95/1/1 1845.
Hobart Town Courier 18 May 1838; Cornwall Chronicle 2 November 1839; The Hobart Town Advertiser 13 March 1840; The Examiner (Launceston) 22 June 1858.