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Jonathan Wood

Jonathan Wood, one of 200 convicts transported on the Asia, 22 October 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jonathan Wood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 12th December, 1805
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 27th March, 1881
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 5th January, 1825
Arrival date: 29th April, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 201 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 203 (103)
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

Vicki Balfour on 28th March, 2014 wrote:

Jonathan was granted a Certificate of Freedom on 02/03/1841.He married 17/04/1843.

D Wong on 12th March, 2015 wrote:

The birth date entered is Circa 1825.

17/4/1843: married Harriet Haynes/mostly Haines at St Peters, Campbelltown, Sydney, NSW.  They had 12 children.

Harriett Haines was born 14 November 1827 in Sandhurst Kent and died 10/71916 in Bundanoon NSW Australia and is buried in the Methodist Cemetery, Bundanoon. Her parents were Thomas Haines and Mary Ann Birch.

Harriett next married George William Dabinett on 25 Oct 1882 in St Peters, Campbelltown, Sydney, NSW Australia. (George William Dabinett was born circa 1825.)

17/3/1881: NSW BDM Reg. No. 5680/1881 Jonathan died in the district of Camden, NSW.  Father’s name listed as Thomas.

Cherie Gibbs on 3rd April, 2015 wrote:

Johanthon Wood married a Harriett Haynes in 1843 Campbelltown.
I am His desendant.
As I am looking for my Grandfather’s siblings.
His grandson Charles Henry Wood.

Convict Changes History

Lisa A on 16th August, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 27th March, 1881, crime

Vicki Balfour on 28th March, 2014 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 12th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1825 (prev. 0000)

Keith South on 9th April, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 12th December, 1805 (prev. 1825)

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