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Name, Aliases & Gender
||Michael Wood, Michael Woods
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
24th April, 1819
25th August, 1819
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 83 other convicts
||Tasmanian Archives - convict records
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Nell Murphy on 26th February, 2019 wrote:
Nicholas COLLINS (also known as Michael WOOD) was convicted at Dublin March 1819. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Bencoolen’. Further transferred to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Admiral Cockburn’ arriving there Sept 1819.
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work service.
20 Dec 1819, a Constable - did not keep order amongst the prisoners. Fined.
8 May 1820, a Constable - neglect of duty. Dismissed from his office of Constable.
27 Dec 1820: Drunkeness. 50 lashes.
13 Nov 1821: Neglect of duty.
8 March 1823: Drunk & disorderly. Reprimanded.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 26th February, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convict records (prev. ), firstname: Nicholas, surname: Collins, alias1: Michael Wood, alias2: Michael Woods, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupa