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John Wood, one of 200 convicts transported on the Hercules, 14 June 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 356
||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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Rebecca Percy on 22nd March, 2014 wrote:
John and his brother Thomas Houston Wood were both transported to Australia, for stealing boots and shoes. Thomas Wood came on the ship “John” in 1832. Thomas married Jane Purcell and had many children. No further information can be found for John.
I am a direct descendent of Thomas and Jane’s daughter Mary Ann Wood, who married John Percy.
Gary Mandy on 26th May, 2016 wrote:
John Wood was held on the prison hulk Retribution at Woolwich from 14 Sept.1831 until 8 June 1832.He left behind 3 children.John was granted permission to marry Ann Wilson (a convict sentenced to transportation for life)on 14 Dec.1843.
Convict Changes History
Rebecca Percy on 22nd March, 2014 made the following changes:
Gary Mandy on 26th May, 2016 made the following changes: