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John Wood

John Wood, one of 404 convicts transported on the Pitt, June 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Wood
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1768
Occupation: Silversmith
Date of Death: 1845
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 994 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 159 (81)
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

Tracey Edhouse on 5th April, 2015 wrote:

Son of John & Eleanor Wood

Born in Ealing, Middlesex, England
Died in Richmond, NSW

Married Convict Ann Matthews who was born 11/04/1762 Enfield, Middlesex, England - 21/12/1819 in Richmond, NSW

Yvonne Muscat on 18th August, 2016 wrote:

John Wood was tried and convicted in the Old Bailey.

Convict Changes History

Tracey Edhouse on 5th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1768 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1845 (prev. 0000)

Yvonne Muscat on 18th August, 2016 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 99 years), voyage, occupation

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