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Wood, Ezekiel (1789–1826)

Ezekiel Wood, a draper, was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1815 aboard the Indefatigable. His occupation was given as draper, his age as 26, and his height as 5 feet 9½ inches (176.5 cms). He had a sallow complexion, black hair and dark eyes. He was forwarded to Parramatta for distribution. In 1816 he was employed as an assistant clerk with the police office. He was granted a conditional pardon on 4 June 1818. By 1822 he was working as a publican. He was buried on 25 November 1826.

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'Wood, Ezekiel (1789–1826)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/wood-ezekiel-28010/text35738, accessed 17 May 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1789
Stafford, Staffordshire, England

Death

23 November 1826
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years