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William Smithson, one of 100 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 July 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||1st May, 1853
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
29th July, 1826
22nd November, 1826
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 99 other convicts
||William Smithson, Conduct Record, Conduct registers of male convicts arriving in the period of the assignment system, Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office, RGD31/1/38
||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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Convict Changes History
Elizabeth Spiegel on 17th June, 2017 made the following changes:
source: William Smithson, Conduct Record, Conduct registers of male convicts arriving in the period of the assignment system, Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office, RGD31/1/38 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Num