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Thomas Cook, one of 292 convicts transported on the Pestonjee Bomanjee, 16 April 1852
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 409 (207)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 25th May, 2018 wrote:
** 2 Thomas Cook’s on this voyage **
Listed as: Additional identifier:
2 on Tasmanian Records.
PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE THE TERM OF SENTENCE DATES.
This Thomas Cook was tried at Boston, Lincolnshire for ‘Sheep stealing’ and sentenced to 10 years.
Thomas was listed as 39 years old on arrival in VDL - he was born at Witherton near Boston. He was 5’5” tall, fair complexion, black hair and whiskers, dark eyes, cupped on breast, reads and writes a little, single.
Thomas was tried on 3/4/1849 - as he had already spent time in prison his 2 year period of Probation in VDL was waived on arrival.
Sisters: Ann, Martha, Mary.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 25th May, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime