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Details for the convict David Rodwell (1838)

Convict Name:David Rodwell
Trial Place:Wilts (New Sarum) Quarter Session
Trial Date:16 October 1837
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:Lord William Bentinck II
Arrival Year:1838
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DAVID RODWELL B:1819 son of shoemaker Thomas Rodwell,
arrived Hobart Tasmania Australia Aug 1838 per convict ship
Lord William Bentinck (2).

*Dark complexion
*Oval visage *Medium nose
*Round head *High forehead
*Tatto on right arm of woman
*Height (no shoes) 5' 3.5" 161.3 cms
*Brown hair & eyebrows *Green eyes
*Scars on ball of left thumb & on right cheek

1838 David Rodwell arrived Australia (D:1888)
1845 Free Certificate Gained; Hobart TAS No.150
1846 M: Rosina Hammond (B:1824 Chelmsford Essex D:1853)

Rosina and David Rodwell (B:1819) Children:
1848 (B Hobart Tasmania) DAVID CORNELIUS RODWELL (D 1913 Victoria)
1850 (B Hobart Tasmania) George Edward Rodwell (D 1866 Victoria)
1852 (B Melbourne Vic) Walter Thomas Rodwell (D 1875 Victoria

Headstone for David, Rosina and sons in Anglican Section / Row 26 at Amherst Cemetery Victoria Australia
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Rodwell) on 13 October 2017

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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/11, p.254

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