|Mother's ship:||Tasmania 2|
|Age when admitted:||8yrs|
|Date admitted:||9 Dec 1845, 13 Jun 1850|
|Date discharged:||25 Sep 1849, 22 Mar 1853|
|Institution(s):||Queens Orphan School|
|Discharged to:||mother, Ticket of Leave, Foy Martin, New Norfolk|
Her mother, Esther Burgess, and her eldest sister, Mary, were convicted of stealing potatoes and transported for 7 years to Hobart Tasmania.Â Jane and her siblings were transported also as Esther was a widow and there was no one left in Ireland to look after them.
Jane was admitted at the age of 8 years on 9 December 1845.Â This was 6 days after arriving with her family in Tasmania.Â Her mother, Esther, was a convict so any dependent children were placed in government care.Â Jane was discharged on 25 September 1849 to her mother, Esther.Â She was readmitted on 13 June 1850 at the age of 12 years and was discharged on 8 March 1853.Â On this date she was apprenticed to F.Â Martin in New Norfolk.
Nothing more is known about Jane Burgess.