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Alfred Poole, one of 299 convicts transported on the Marion, 27 September 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 222
||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 9th May, 2017 wrote:
10/4/1846 Lincolnshire Chronicle Lincolnshire, England:
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. Easter Quarter Sessions. —The sessions of the peace, for the Easter quarter, commenced at the County Hall, Nottingham.
Transported for seven years.— Alfred Poole, aged 17, was found guilty of stealing a pair of boots from a stall in the Market-place, the properly of Thomas Robinson, and sentenced to be transported for seven years.
Alfred Poole was 20 years old on arrival, he was disembarked in Geelong, Victoria. No record of him on Tas. records.
Listed on NSW Gov. Convict Records as an ‘Exile’, which meant that he had already spent time in prison and was given the option of transportation and a ticket of leave virtually on arrival and a conditional pardon soon after.
26/1/1850: 2 unclaimed letters at the Geelong Post Office.
Also a mention of a Alfred Poole in the Ballarat district in the 1850’s.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 9th May, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime