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James Smith, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 387 (195)
||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 19th September, 2018 wrote:
5/9/1827 Leicester Herald Leicestershire, England:
James Smith and Benjamin Budworth, for stealing at Birmingham from the person of James Lloyd, one 20 pound note, &c. his property.
Benjamin Budworth was also on board.
James Smith was listed as 22 years old on arrival in VDL; Place of Birth: Birmingham.
James was 5’3¼” tall, light brown hair, grey eyes, small brown mole near right corner mouth, one on centre right ceek, anchor, fish & flower on right arm, mermaid moon & stars on left arm.
1830 Muster: Assigned to Mr. W. Stallard
1832-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr. P. Bucchanan.
30/3/1835: Had TOL
4/7/1840: Permission to marry Martha Holmes (free) - no registration.
9/7/1841 The Courier, Hobart:
Hobart Town Police:
james Smith charged by Richard Jones, of Kangaroo Point, with entering his house by means of a false key and stealing therefrom 70lbs of butter ; the evidene being very conclusive, fully committed for trial.
No outcome - but from his Conduct Record he was then sent to Campbell Town chain gang.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1896 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime