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William Woods, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 07 June 1845
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster, Preston Quarter Sesions
7th June, 1845
16th September, 1845
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 299 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 301 (152)
Parkhurst Governor's Log 1844
||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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Christopher Jackson on 8th October, 2018 wrote:
Mother Sarah Woods, Baker, Preston. Oct 10 1844 Confined 48 hours - Washing materials for work, & falsehood. Nov 1 1844. Contined 24 hours · Repeated acts of Filthiness in his cell in the Probationary Ward. Nov 2 1844. Confined & Whipped for attempting to induce another Prisoner to converse with him bycoughing aloud. Dec 4 1844. Black hole 3 days - Very disorderly conduct in Chapel during service. Jan 30 1845 - Misconduct Class 4 days - Unsteady & inattentive at punishment drill. Jan 31 1845. Black hole 48 hours - Dirty at morning parade in Misconduct Class. Feb 13 1845. Misconduct Class 7 days - Continued unsteadiness & inattentive to his duties. March 3 1845 - Whipped & placed in Penal Class - Attempting to steal from the dinner tray March 12 1845 - Whipped 15 stripes - Neglect of work in Penal Class. March 31 1845 - Confined 48 hours - Secreting his boot lace in the ventilator over his cell door & falselysaying he had swallowed it. April 23 1845 - Confined 3 days 2 of which in Black hole - Wilful idleness & carelessness in Penal Class. May 1 1845. Blackhole 3 days - Very Filthy conduct in his cell. May 7 1845. Blackhole 3 days - Wantonly injuring his boots. May 17 1845. Returned to Millbank Prison for Transportation having been reported as incorrigible.
Convict Changes History
Christopher Jackson on 8th October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 301 (152)
Parkhurst Governor's Log 1844 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 301 (1