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Christopher Hancock

Christopher Hancock, one of 230 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 10 October 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Christopher Hancock
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1854
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 15 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Woodbridge
Departure date: 10th October, 1839
Arrival date: 26th February, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 229 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 105 (54)
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

Anonymous on 28th February, 2012 wrote:

12/5/1842 - Unclaimed Letter.
TOL - Liverpool District.
9/6/1849 - Certificate of Pardon.

21/11/1849 - Was working as a butcher for Elizabeth Deemster and her husband at Newtown, and was involved in a court case with her regarding the occupation of the butcher shop.

30/4/1852 - Christopher Hancock and Charles Casey were charged with having stolen the sum of 4 pounds 10 shillings the property of Clark Hughton the landlord of the public house at Camperdown called "The Honest Irishman" - Casey was discharged and Hancock committed for trial, but allowed bail. (Gaz).

Died 1854 at the age of 63 - NSW BDM V1854/2042, 41 A/1854.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 28th February, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1854-00-00, gender m

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