James Joseph Woodford/Whitford

Male Abt 1821 - 1877  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name James Joseph Woodford/Whitford 
    Born Abt 1821  Worcester, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Trial 24 Nov 1834  The Old Bailey, London's Central Criminal Court Find all individuals with events at this location 
    JAMES WOODFORD, Theft. pocketpicking, 24th November 1834.
    144. JAMES WOODFORD was indicted for stealing, on the 25th of November, 1 handkerchief, value 1s. 6d., the goods of John Knowles, from his person.

    JAMES NEWCOMB . I am a warehouseman. On the 25th of November, I was in Fleet-street, at half-past eight o'clock in the evening, walking with John Knowles?I saw the prisoner take a handkerchief from his pocket?he offered it to another person, who did not take it, and it fell on the ground?the prisoner ran away?I pursued?and the watchman took him.

    JOHN KNOWLES . This is my handkerchief. I did not feel it taken?but I turned, and saw it on the ground.

    GUILTY .* Aged 15.? Transported for Seven Years.
    (Prooceedings of The Old Bailey, London's Central Criminal Court 1674-1913)) 
    Convict Arrival 6 Oct 1835  From London to Sydney, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name: James Woodford
    Vessel: Susan
    Convicted Date: 24 Nov 1834
    Voyage Date: 6 Oct 1835
    Colony: New South Wales
    Place of Conviction: Old Bailey, London, England
    (Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1791-1868)

    Name: James Woodford
    Age: 15
    Date of Conviction: 24 Nov 1834
    Place of Conviction: Central Criminal Court
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1819
    Vessel: Susan Port of Arrival: New South Wales
    Date of Arrival: 7 Feb 1836
    Ticket of Leave: No
    Pardon: No
    Certificate of Freedom: Yes
    New South Wales Convict Indents 1788-1842)
     
    Certificate of Freedom 20 Jun 1842  Sydney, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Certificate of Freedom
    No 42/998
    Date: 30 June 1842
    Prisoner?s Number: 36/342
    Name: James Woodford
    Ship: Susan
    Master: Neatby?
    Trade or Calling: Labourer
    Year: 1836
    Native Place: Worcester
    Offence-.
    Place of Trial: Central Criminal Court
    Date of Trial: 24 November 1824
    Sentence: 7 years
    Year of Birth: 1821
    Height: 5 feet 6 & 1/2 inches
    Complexion: Ruddy and Freckled
    Hair: Black
    Eyes: Brown
    General Remarks: Eyebrows partially meeting. Scar on left Eyebrow. Scar under the chin. Three blue dots back of left hand. Scar inside middle finger of hand.-inside lower left arm. Mole inner ankle of right leg.

     
    Died 1877  Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: James Joseph Whitford
      Death Place: Victoria
      Age: 56
      Registration Year: 1877
      Registration Place: Victoria
      Registration number: 352
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
      (Pioneer Index, Victoria, 1836-1888)
    Person ID I9433  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2012 

    Family Elspeth James,   b. Abt 1821, Edinkillie, Moray, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1868  Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: James Joseph Whitford
      Birth Place: WORCESTER
      Spouse Name: Elspit Gimesen
      Marriage Place: Victoria
      Registration Place: Victoria
      Registration Year: 1868
      Registration number: 3549
      (Pioneer Index, Victoria, 1836-1888)
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F3253  Group Sheet


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