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Thomas Wood

Thomas Wood, one of 260 convicts transported on the Heroine, 06 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Wood
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1849
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Heroine
Departure date: 6th May, 1833
Arrival date: 19th September, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 105 (54)
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

D Wong on 17th November, 2019 wrote:

Thomas Wood was listed as 12 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Staffordshire.

Occupation: Potters boy.

Thomas was illiterate, protestant, 4’7” tall, fair ruddy complexion, brown hair, chestnut eyes, ??, three rings on left thumb, blue ring on middle finger of left hand, scar on right side of forehead, small mole on inside corner of left eyebrow.

19/12/1838: COF

Convict Changes History

SARAH JANE WARREN on 16th November, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1849 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

D Wong on 17th November, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

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