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William Sherwood

William Sherwood, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 22 May 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Sherwood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 22nd May, 1829
Arrival date: 13th September, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 187 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW (Pardons Reel 790, Roll No. 1250). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 74
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

Iris Dunne on 6th July, 2020 wrote:

Conditional Pardon No. 49/283 dated 20 Dec. 1848, Native Place Kent, Year of Birth 1804, Trade Farm Servant, Offence Stealing Baskets, Trial 16 March 1829

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 6th July, 2020 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW (Pardons Reel 790, Roll No. 1250). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 74 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Pag

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