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John Downing Wood
John Wood, one of 299 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends, April 1811
Name, Aliases & Gender
||John Downing Wood
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th September, 1850
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 31 (17)
||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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Dennis Nightingale on 4th April, 2015 wrote:
Old Bailey 20 Sept 1809. Reference Number: t18090920-126 Offence: Theft > embezzlement - was a servant to William Smith , and was employed to receive money for him, and being such servant so employed and entrusted did receive and take into his possession the sum of P16l. 10 s. and that he afterwards feloniously did embezzle, secrete, and steal the same. Married Elizabeth Sarah Bond. October 9, 1820 - Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia. Certificate of Freedom issued 13 Jan 1818.
Convict Changes History
Dennis Nightingale on 4th April, 2015 made the following changes:
firstname: John Downing (prev. John), date of birth: 1768 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th September, 1850 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime