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Thomas Goodwin, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th February, 1830
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 387 (195)
||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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D Wong on 20th September, 2018 wrote:
5/9/1827 Leicester Herald Leicestershire, England:
Thomas Goodwin, for assaulting at Aston, Jane Lee, with a felonious intent.
Thomas Godwin was listed as 25 years old, born in Birmingham.
Transported for a ‘Felony’ which was a rape.
Thomas was 5’4½” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, long scar under the under lip, T.C. and a cross inside right arm, red mole near inside right wrist.
22/11/1828: Assigned to a Mr Thompson.
24/8/1829: Committed for trial for unlawfully and maliciously stabbing cutting a woman, Mary Ann Hamilton with intent to murder her.
18/7/1829 The Hobart Town Courier:
A man named Thomas Goodwin, an assigned servant in town, on Saturday last after attempting to cut the throat of a young woman, endeavoured to put a period to his own existence in a similar manner.
Fortunately neither of the attempts was successful, and they are both likely to recover. Goodwin is in
custody for the offence. Sentenced to death.
26/2/1830: Executed for Cutting and Maining.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 20th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th February, 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 19th May, 2019 made the following changes: