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John Greenwood

John Greenwood, one of 180 convicts transported on the Prince Regent, 08 June 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Greenwood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Prince Regent
Departure date: 8th June, 1827
Arrival date: 27th September, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 181 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 197 (100)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Denis Pember on 24th January, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, John was assigned as a servant to John and Maria Wood (nèe Kentwell) at Baulkham Hills.
John Wood died in 1832, leaving Maria with 5 young children.

John Greenwood and Maria then married March 17 1834 at St Johns, Parramatta.
Maria had been born Maria Kentwell, the daughter of William Kentwell (Convict, Admiral Barrington, 1791) and Elizabeth Morris (Convict, Mary Ann 1791).
John and Maria had a further 6 children.

Denis Pember on 24th January, 2016 wrote:

Sainty & Johnson; 1828 Census of New South Wales:
[Ref G1270] Greenwood, John, 18, GS, Prince Regent, 1826, servant to John Wood, Baulkham Hills.
and also….
[Ref W2387] Wood, John, 32, FS, Ocean, 1816, 7 years, Landholder at Baulkham Hills. 5 acres all cleared and cultivated 1 horse, 7 cattle.
[Ref W2388] Wood, Maria, 22, born in colony.
[Ref W2389] Wood, Elizabeth, 6, born in colony.
[Ref W2387] Wood, William, 2, born in colony.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 24th January, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m

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