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Edward Rooke, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, November 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 109 (56)
||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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Maureen Withey on 31st January, 2021 wrote:
To be transported for seven years.
Edward Rooke, for stealing rabbits.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 8 Sept 1821.
On Sunday last, the under-mentioned convicts, under sentence of transportation for seven years, were removed from our county gaol to the Hulks at Woolwich; viz. Thomas Marrott, William Dodd, William Rowley, Thomas Smart, James Minshull, Mark Ashton, Thomas Sansom, Edward Rooke, Joseph Robinson, Bromley Wakefield, and Edward Minor.
Staffordshire Advertiser, 29 Sept 1821.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 31st January, 2021 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime