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William Scott

William Scott, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Scott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 25th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 381 (192). Tasmanian Archives
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

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.
Single man.

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

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