Jane Watson was indeed in her 50's when transported. The Indent states that
she had 3 female and 1 male children, was a married women .... and was a
House Servant (has not been in service for 37 years).
CLAIM A CONVICT
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Leanne
Sent: Sunday, 31 January 2010 4:13 PM
Subject: [PJ] Jane Watson (Clough)
My GGGG Grandfather Richard Clough (Portland 1832) married Jane Watson
19.4.1852 (nr. Windsor). They had 2 sons Samuel b.1846 & Thomas b.1847.
I am not sure whether Jane Watson was a convict or not?? I thought there may
be someone who might know??
Her death certificate states she was born in Down, Ireland but gives no
I found a Jane Watson on the Australian Convict Muster 1837- Arrived on the
Sarah & Elizabeth- aged 20 (which is about the age I am after) Tried at Old
Bailey 19.9.1836 sentenced to Life. When I looked up the trial proceedings
for that date on the Old Bailey site it had Jane Watson as 59 which has