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Details for the ship Janus (1820)

Ship Name:Janus  
Rig Type:S.
Built:New York
Build Year:1810
Size (tons):308
Voyage Details
Master:Thomas J. Mowat
Surgeon:James Creagh*
Sailed:5 December 1819
Arrived:3 May 1820
Route:Rio de Janeiro
Days Travel:150
Convicts Landed:0 males & 104 female convicts
Notes:* Died on passage out

List of convict passengers

Anderson, LouisaDriscoll, JudithJoyce, HonoraPollard, Maria
Armstrong, MaryDyel, MaryKennedy, AnneReed, Emma
Ashby, ElizabethEakin, RuthKennedy, EllenReilly, Mary
Astell, LydiaEasterbrook, MaryKennedy, MaryRhodes, Elizabeth
Barrett, EllenEdwards, AnnKilreahal, AnneRobertson, Ann
Barrett, JohannaFarrell, JaneKing, SarahRowan, Kitty
Bateman, OliviaFitzgerald, AnneLeahy, JohannaRyan, Mary
Bates, AnnFrawley, HonoraLeary, HonoraSavage, Catherine
Bevan, EstherFreeman, SarahLong, MarySefton, Ellen
Blake, MaryFunnell, MaryLovett, ElizabethSidwell, Elizabeth
Bush, ElizabethFurze, Mary AnnLynch, JohannaSmith, Ellen
Carr, EllenGeorge, JuliaMarston, SophiaSmith, Maria
Clifford, ElizaGraham, JeanMaxwell, AnneStather, Sarah
Collins, SarahGreen, MaryMayall, HannahStratford, Sophia
Connelly, EllenGreen, SusanMcCallion, RoseTavener, Susannah
Connelly, RebeccaGriffiths, Mary AnnMcKenny, IsabellaToomey, Eleanor
Cook, ElizabethHamilton, ElizabethMiller, ElizabethTurner, Jane
Coyle, ElizaHardy, MaryMolloy, EllenWaddle, Elizabeth
Daley, MaryHarrison, AliceMoore, MaryWain, Lucy
Davis, ElizabethHicks, MaryMorris, ChristianaWard, Sarah
Davis, Mary AnnHill, JeanMunday, AnnWhelan, Anne
Deal, MaryHinds, CatherineMurphy, RoseWhite, Mary
Deary, AliceHorne, MaryNightingale, SophiaWilson, Sarah
Deasley, MaryHowlett, MaryO'Brien, MaryWood, Ann
Dillon, MargaretHughes, MaryOrr, Mary
Doyle, JaneIrving, IsabellaOsborn, Jane
Doyle, MaryJohnston, MaryPhillips, Sophia

Note: The number of convicts recorded on this site that are associated with the ship Janus is 105 .This figure may not correlate with the full listing of convicts recorded in official documents.


  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/3, pp.241-244
  • State Records NSW (SRNSW) : NRS 12188, [4/4007], 1820, Janus, pp.1-5
  • Bateson, Charles & Library of Australian History (1983). The convict ships, 1787-1868 (Australian ed). Library of Australian History, Sydney : pp.342-343, 383

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