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Samuel Bednall, one of 100 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 July 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Chester Session of Pleas
29th July, 1826
22nd November, 1826
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 99 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 39 (21). Tasmanian Archives.
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2019 wrote:
Samuel BEDNALL (alias name PYE) was convicted at Chester, England on 3 April 1826 for burglary. Previous offence. 14 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Woodford’ arriving Nov 1826.
Aged 23 yrs; single man; trade - a carter.
Colony of VDL:
Assignments of work service.
1828 - in a Chain Gang, at Oatlands.
1837: Conditional Pardon approved, no. 1357.
29 June 1846 (or 1848) Free Certificate issued.
14 June 1848: Departure from Launceston, Van Diemen’s Land to Melbourne, Victoria per the ship “Shamrock”. Free by Servitude, Ship to Colony - “Woodford”. (ref. Tas Archives 220/1/1 pg2)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 39 (21). Tasmanian Archives. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 39 (21)), alias1: P