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John Wedd

John Wedd, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wedd
Aliases: John Hodson
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Butcher
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: Returning from transportation
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 15th January, 1834
Arrival date: 11th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 252 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 286
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 226
Name;John Wedd alias John Hudson.
Age; 32
Read & write, Protestant, Married, 1 Male child
Native Place; Lincolnshire
Offence; Returning from transportation
Trade or calling; Butcher
Trial Date; 13 July 1833 - Sentence; Life, 14 years prvious conviction
Height; 5 ft. 6 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Sallow
Additional remarks noted against name; CAME out as John Hodson per Champion in 1827, escaped in Brig Hebe 1828

1837 - Convict Muster. Residence; Goat Island

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd February, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: John Hodson

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