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William Woods

William Woods, one of 300 convicts transported on the Marion, 07 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Woods
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Preston Quarter Sesions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marion
Departure date: 7th June, 1845
Arrival date: 16th September, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 299 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 301 (152) Parkhurst Governor's Log 1844
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

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 ยท 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

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