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Headstone of Samuel Jones

Here Lies The Body of Samuel Jones
Who Died on the 21st June 1842
Aged 24 Years

Jones was one of 12 convicts who attempted to seize the brig 'Governor Phillip' - he was shot during the battle with guards.  The skull and crossbone symbol on his headstone would refer to his crime of piracy.


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Created by : Susie Zada, Bellarine On-Line
1998 Norfolk Island Research & Genealogy Centre, Norfolk Island
Last revised : March 15, 2007.