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Stephen Watford

Stephen Watford, one of 100 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 July 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Stephen Watford
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th July, 1826
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1826
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 44
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

Josie Andrews on 14th September, 2019 wrote:

Stephen WATFORD was a convict.  He was transported to Van Diemen’s Land on the ship “Woodford”.  He was recorded as a farm labourer and ploughman.  Native place recorded as Linfield, Sussex, England.  He had a scar over his eyebrow and one higher up over the left.  He also had a dimple on his chin. He was 5’ 6 1/4” high, brown eyes, brown hair, aged 22 years.  He was tried on 19 December 1825. He departed London on 5th August 1826. Voyage number 46.

Convict Changes History

Josie Andrews on 14th September, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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