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Henry Pooley, one of 192 convicts transported on the Albion, 29 May 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
29th May, 1828
3rd November, 1828
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 191 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 405 (204).
Bound manuscript indents, 1788-1842; Item: [4/4013]; Microfiche: 670.
||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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Stephen Stuart on 20th January, 2017 wrote:
Certificate of freedom (Sydney Gazette, 6 Jun 1833).
Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2017 wrote:
Born on board a ship at Portsmouth
Age is estimated - DOB 1808 to 1810
Occupation: Gold and Silver lace Weaver
Crime: Stealing a necklace
Tried: 11 May 1826
Assigned to Edward Spark at Dartbrook on arrival
D Wong on 21st January, 2017 wrote:
SAMUEL HOW, HENRY POOLEY, Theft > pocketpicking, 11th May 1826.
Offence: Theft > pocketpicking
Verdict: Guilty; Guilty
SAMUEL HOW and HENRY POOLEY were indicted for stealing, on the 26th of April , 1 necklace, value 2s., the goods of Thomas Kibble , from the person of Charlotte Kibble .
THOMAS KIBBLE. I am a tailor , and live in Drury-lane. I have a daughter named Charlotte - she is ten months old; I know this necklace to be mine - she had worn it on the 26th of April.
ELIZABETH EGAN . I was sent on an errand to Covent-garden, and asked Mrs. Kibble to let her little girl, who nurses her baby, take the child and go with me; she said she might - we went to Covent-garden , and stopped to see Punch, and, as we were going away, this gentleman came and tapped me on the shoulder, and said some person had taken the baby’s necklace; we went after the two prisoners to Nottingham-court, King-street, Seven-dials - they were taken there, and the necklace was found in How’s waistcoat pocket.
WILLIAM GRUNETT . I was near Covent-garden church, and saw How take the necklace from the child’s neck, and put it into his pocket; I went and told Egan - we followed the prisoners to Nottingham-court; I saw the necklace taken from How’s pocket; I had not seen Pooley do any thing, but he went away with How, and I had seen them in company; I saw Pooley speak to How, and then How went and took the necklace; I did not give any alarm till I came up to them, and then I took them; Carter was with me, and he went round one way.
Prisoner POOLEY. Q. Where was I? A. You was with the prisoner and another boy; I saw you run with them through the market, up Bow-street, and across Longacre.
JOSEPH CARTER . I am a Bow-street patrol. Grunett told me of this circumstance - I went with him and took the prisoners; I found the beads in How’s pocket.
HOW - GUILTY . Aged 12.
POOLEY - GUILTY . Aged 15.
Transported for Seven Years.
No ship found for Samuel How.
24/1/1833 Sydney Gazette: Absconded from Road Department, Bong Bong.
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 20th January, 2017 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 405 (204).
Bound manuscript indents, 1788-1842; Item: [4/4013]; Microfiche: 670. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and