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Details for the convict John Northwood (1828)

Convict Name:John Northwood
Trial Place:Bedford Quarter Session
Trial Date:10 July 1827
Sentence:7 years
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Arrival Details
Ship:Florentia (1)
Arrival Year:1828
 
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Biographies

He was granted his ticket of leave in 1831. A ticket of leave meant he was still a convict but gave them more freedom to move about. He obtained his certificate of freedom 29 September 1834 and returned to England

His wife was Elizabeth Swepstone but he had kids to 4 different women, one of whom was actually his wife. The kids overlapped in time frame.
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Loxley) on 31 January 2015

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Research notes

Committal Year: 1822, Reference Doc: BLARS QGV11/1, ID in Reference Doc: 405, Age: 24, breach of the game laws - sentence 3 months - Bedford Gaol
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Loxley) on 31 January 2015
Committal Year: 1823, Reference Doc: BLARS QGV10/1, ID in Reference Doc: 84, Age: 26, - stealing money from his brother-in-law ; sentence death (reprieved) - Bedford Gaol
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Loxley) on 31 January 2015
Committal Year: 1826, Reference Doc: BLARS QGV10/1, ID in Reference Doc: 97, Age: 29, burglary - sentence acquitted - notes: a notorious bad character
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Loxley) on 31 January 2015
Committal Year: 1827, Reference Doc: BLARS QGV10/1, ID in Reference Doc: 105, Age: 27, stealing pigeons - sentence 7 yrs transportation - delivered aboard prison ship "Retribution"
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Loxley) on 31 January 2015
The "Retribution" was a prison hulk and John left England aboard "Florentia" 15 September 1827 arriving in Sydney 3 January 1828.
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Loxley) on 31 January 2015
Committal Year: 1843, Reference Doc: BLARS QGV10/2, ID in Reference Doc: 1320, Age: 45, staling wheat - acquitted - character very orderly
Submitted by Researcher (Warren Loxley) on 31 January 2015

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Sources

  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/6, p.263

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