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William Scott, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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|Date of Death:
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster Quarter Sessions
29th April, 1828
25th August, 1828
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 183 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 381 (192). Tasmanian Archives
||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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Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2019 wrote:
William SCOTT was convicted at Lancaster, England on 5 Nov 1827 for felony - house breaking. Gaol report: “in Kirkdale House of Correction for 12 mths for housebreaking”. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship “Woodford” 1828.
Father: Jacob SCOTT, a shoemaker at Liverpool. (ref. stated on convict record). Had worked with his father.
Colony of VDL:
Assigned to work services.
Ticket of Leave granted.
Pass holder status.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 18th October, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 381 (192). Tasmanian Archives (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 381 (192)), gende