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Thomas Woodfield

Thomas Woodfield, one of 250 convicts transported on the London, 15 March 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Woodfield
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: 1889
Age: 66 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 10 years

Crime: Desertion from the army'
Convicted at: Canada, Kingston Court Martial
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: London
Departure date: 15th March, 1844
Arrival date: 9th July, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 49 (26)
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

Daniel Pianto on 11th February, 2021 wrote:

He married Sarah Ann Moore in 1853 - St David’s Cathedral in Hobart.  Sarah was also a Convict who was born in 1833 in Oxford and was transported on the, “CADET” in 1848, arriving in Hobart. She died in 1887 in Bendigo, and is buried in the White Hill’s Cemetery.

Thomas Woodfield died in 1889 at Mount Korong, Victoria and is buried in the C of E Section in the Wedderburn Cemetery - Victoria. Grave No - 232.

Convict Changes History

Daniel Pianto on 11th February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1889 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 11th February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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