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Charles Wood

Charles Wood, one of 156 convicts transported on the Medway, 13 November 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Wood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Carpenter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Medway
Departure date: 13th November, 1820
Arrival date: 13th March, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 156 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 416
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

Denyse Delfs on 17th January, 2017 wrote:

Married convict Elizabeth Green 12 July 1824 Launceston

D Wong on 17th January, 2017 wrote:

Charles Wood was 24 years old on arrival, he was born in Birmingham. (Also found dates of birth of 1792 and 1800).

Charles was 5’3” tall, light brown hair, hazel eyes, mole under left ear.

1830-33 Musters: TOL
30/8/1834: CP
28/2/1842: Free Pardon.

Charles and Elizabeth had 7 children - (Elizabeth arrived per ‘Mary 1823’). Elizabeth died 17/3/1840 at Hobart.

1845: Charles Wood is listed as having died - the only listing on Linctas - has a Charles Wood who died aged 30, too young to be this man, so have not confirmed death date.

Convict Changes History

Denyse Delfs on 17th January, 2017 made the following changes:


D Wong on 17th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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