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George Toakley, one of 280 convicts transported on the Hougoumont, 10 October 1867
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/19, Page Number 236
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th July, 2014 wrote:
George Toakley was convicted at the CCC, London on 22/10/1866 for receiving stolen goods. 10yr sentence. Transported to Western Australia on the ‘Hougoumont’ arriving 09/01/1868.
Married man, 6 children.
D Wong on 18th July, 2014 wrote:
22nd October 1866 Old Bailey:
GEORGE TOAKLEY was again indicted for feloniously receiving a post letter, containing a bill of exchange for 22l. 10s., knowing it to be stolen.
GUILTY .— Ten Years’ Penal Servitude .
There was another indictment against the prisoner, for burglary.
George was 5’6 ½” tall, dark brown hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion, stout.
24/10/1876: COF, York
1878: George died aged 51. No marriage or children found.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 16th July, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1828 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
D Wong on 18th July, 2014 made the following changes:
date of death: 1878 (prev. 0000), occupation