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Wilhelmina De Roocke

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Wilhelmina De Roocke
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Needlewoman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing linen
Convicted at: Cape of Good Hope
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Glen Anderson
Departure date: 31st May, 1831
Arrival date: 1st November, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Record Convict Indent for William Glan Anderson, CON14-1-2 Image 91
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 29th July, 2019 wrote:

Wilhelmina was 17, born in the Cape of Good Hope. She and her mother were both convicted of stealing linen. Her trade was needlewoman. Her young brother also went to VDL on the same ship as his mother and sister. she was single and 5ft 3 in tall.

A biography of Wilhelmina by Kay Buttfield:

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 29th July, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Record Convict Indent for William Glan Anderson, CON14-1-2 Image 91 (prev. ), firstname: Wilhelmina De, surname: Roocke, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 000

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