When James Wood was born on January 20, 1783, in Southampton, Hampshire, his father, Starr, was 22 and his mother, Jane, was 27.
He married Sarah Clegg and they had three children together.
He was then gifted as a concubine Matarena WAITANGI, and they had one daughter.
He died on April 10, 1857, at the age of 74.
Commander James Wood is noted for being the Captain of the HMS Buffalo which took convicts to Australia, then went on to New Zealand to load up with Kauri spars for the return trip.
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