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Michael Wood, one of 240 convicts transported on the William Metcalf, 23 May 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 366. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
||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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Nell Murphy on 25th February, 2019 wrote:
Michael WOOD was convicted at Lancaster, England on 9 April 1834 for stealing a watch. 7 yr transportation sentence. Gaol Report: “bad character”. Hulk Report: “orderly”. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘William Metcalf’ arriving there 4 Sept 1834. Ship Surgeon’s report: “orderly”.
Single man; aged 23yrs; a labourer; 5’8 1/4” height.
Assigned to work in the Colony.
Pass Holder status approved.
Free Certificate No. 432 in 1841.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 25th February, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 366. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 366)