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William Hood, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 12 May 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 55 (29)
||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 17th October, 2016 wrote:
William Hood was born in Plymouth and was 24 years old on arrival. He was transported for “Stealing a silver watch from a shop”.
William was 5’ 8” tall, black hair, grey eyes, single, 2 scars on forehead, 2 blue marks inside left arm near elbow Joint.
William’s occupation was a Cabinet maker and Upholsterer.
1835 Muster: Public Works.
7/4/1846: Recommended for a CP
Sept. 1847: CP
11/8/1847: Married Hannah Watson (Woodbridge 1843) - she was the widow of Charles Northfield (Enchantress 1833).
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th October, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime