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William Poole

William Poole, one of 173 convicts transported on the Morley, 19 September 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Poole
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1823
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Leicester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 19th September, 1822
Arrival date: 11th January, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 205 (103)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 wrote:

22 May 1823 – Hanged at Sydney for returning from Port Macquarie in defiance of his commuted sentence. Originally sentenced to death for leading a party of convicts in escape into the hinterland, in the hope they could walk to Timor

Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2020 wrote:

National Archives.  ADM 101/55/5 .  Medical and Surgical journal of the Morley Convict Ship for 19 August 1822 to 8 July 1823 by William Bell Carlyle, Surgeon and Superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in transporting convicts to Van Diemens Land.
Folios 6-7: William Poole, aged 22, Convict; disease or hurt, virulent gonorrhoea and chancres around the base of the glans penis. Put on sick list, 5 October 1822. Discharged, 20 October 1822. Had been ill for several weeks and had taken medicine.

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 27th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Maureen Withey on 30th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000)

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