Name Ralph JACOBS
Country Of Origin England
Born 1793
Died unknown
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1793, London, England
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Street Address
Trial 30 October 1816, London
Sentence Life sentence for robbery of money, a pocketbook, and several documents.
Arrival August 1817, New South Wales on the convict ship, Almorah.
September 1817, Van Diemen’s Land on the ship, Pilot.
Police Number 22
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave 24 May 1841
Conditional Pardon
Other Alias George Freeman.

Other skills: fishmonger.

November 1831: Charged with stealing a blanket (Crown property) and punished with 12 months imprisonment and hard labour.

March 1834: Used ticking and other items, property of the Crown, without permission and for his benefit while in an overseer position. Authorities recommended he be moved to Port Arthur for two years and not be employed as an overseer again.

1842: Free pardon

Death unknown
Charles Bateson, The Convict Ships 1787-1868, 1959; John Levi.
These are the Names: Jewish Lives in Australia 1788-1850, 2013.
TAHO: CON31/1/23, CON32/1/2, CON13/1/1.
Web: Ancestry: New South Wales, Australia Convict Indents 1817.
London Chronicle 14 October 1816 (British Newspaper Archive); Hobart Town Gazette & Van Diemen’s Land Advertiser 27 September 1817, 27 October 1821; Hobart Town Courier 19 November 1831; Colonial Times 23 November 1831; The Tasmanian 19 July 1833; Colonial Times 18 March 1834, 1 June 1841; The Examiner (Launceston) 26 November 1842.