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James Woodgate

James Woodgate, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Woodgate
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1847
Age: 55 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: Horse theft
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 15th April, 1825
Arrival date: 18th August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 259 (131)
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

Anonymous on 30th June, 2012 wrote:

James Woodgate and his brother Israel, and cousin George Woodgate were all indicted and sentenced to death. All arrived on the Norfolk.

James and Israel were the sons of Robert Woodgate and Elizabeth Moore.  (George the son of Richard Woodgate and Rachel Wright).

1829: TOL Bathurst
13/8/1839: COF

1839: Married Margaret Godfrey at Abercrombie/Bathurst. 

1847: James died at the age of 54 at Bathurst.

26/3/1847: James Woodgate, Farmer - died intestate and the intestate’s effects to be granted to Margaret Woodgate being the widow and next of kin. (Supreme Court).

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 30th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1792-00-00, date of death 1847-00-00, gender m

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