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Samuel Poole

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Poole
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to unknown

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: unknown
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Departure date:
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Place of arrival -
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* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Central Criminal Court
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Community Contributions

Roger Churm on 22nd May, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings
Samuel Poole,Theft from a specified place
14th September 1785

805.Samuel Poole was indicted for feloniously stealing,on the 25th day of August last,40Ib.weight of lead,value 2s.belonging to Joseph Braine,and then and there affixed to a certain building of his,against the statute.

James Croxham,sworn
Between eight and nine the 25th of August.I was on watch.I thought I heard somebody at the bottom of the ladder.I saw the prisoner with the lead under his arm.It was dark,I could not see him before I took him at the foot of the ladder,says I,what have you here,says he,a bit of something I am going to lay down

Thomas Braine sworn

This was our lead,it was tore off entirely.

Prisoner I picked it up at the foot of the ladder.

Transported for Seven Years.

Tried by the first Middlesex Jury before Mr.Baron.Hotham

Convict Changes History

Roger Churm on 22nd May, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: years, voyage, source: Central Criminal Court (prev. ), firstname: Samuel, surname: Poole, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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