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Luke Packwood

Luke Packwood, one of 250 convicts transported on the William Hammond, 03 January 1856

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Luke Packwood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Boatman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Assault with intent to rob with another and previous conviction
Convicted at: Worcester. Assizes Worcester
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: William Hammond
Departure date: 3rd January, 1856
Arrival date: 29th March, 1856
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 172
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

Jennie Rogers on 15th May, 2012 wrote:

1 Jan 1849 Worcestershire, England - Imprisonment - 3 months for larceny. From England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892
2 Jul 1849 Worcestershire, England - Acquittal - Larceny. From England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892
6 Mar 1850 Worcestershire, England - Imprisonment - 18 months - Burglary. From England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892
15 Jul 1854 Worcestershire, England - Convicted of assault with intent to rob with another and previous conviction - Transportation - 15 years.
3 Jan 1856 - Plymouth, England - Transported aboard the William Hammond. Convict Reg No. 3952
Possible death 1892 From The West Australian Sat 21 May 1892 p 3 A man named Luke Packwood has been found dead ten miles from Coongan. Until lately he had been employed by Mr. J. Fisher, at Fisher Station, near Roebourne
From The West Australian Friday 29 Sep 1882 p 3 : various outrages which had taken place in the country north of Murchison during the past few years—-hostile spirit had been manifested by the tribes in the, districts—-, spearing of Luke Packwood

Convict Changes History

Jennie Rogers on 15th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1831-00-00, gender m

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