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Job Hodges

Job Hodges, one of 240 convicts transported on the Canton, 20 September 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Job Hodges
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Canton
Departure date: 20th September, 1839
Arrival date: 12th January, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 240 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 94
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

Helen Steller on 11th February, 2018 wrote:

son of John & Ann Hodges nee Osmond; baptised 28 Feb 1815 at Trent Somerset; married 25 Jul 1836 at Mudford Somerset to Emma Hobbs (1814-1893); died 2 Nov 1879 at Sherwood NSW; buried 4 Nov 1879 at Smithfield NSW; children - Absalom Walter (1837-1907)

Convict Changes History

Helen Steller on 11th February, 2018 made the following changes:


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