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Henry Wolff

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Wolff
Aliases: Henry Woolf, Wolfe, Wolf
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 1859
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marian Watson
Departure date: 1842
Arrival date: 8th March, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1 other convicts


Primary source: CON37/1/1 http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Helen Wolff on 15th July, 2014 wrote:

Tried in sydney quarter sessions in feb 1845

D Wong on 15th July, 2014 wrote:

The ‘Marian Watson’ was a local ship which transported men who were convicted locally.

Henry Wollf was listed as ‘coming free’ and then was convicted in Sydney and sent to VDL.

15/12/1841 - From ‘Free Settler or Felon?’:
Came free. Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland under a charge of embezzlement. To be sent to Sydney.

10/2/1842 Australasian Chronicle:
Henry Wolf was charged with embezzling a sum of money, the property of William Turley, boot
and shoe maker, King street. Guilty; to be transported to Van Diemen’s Land for seven years. The court then adjourned.

VDL Convict Record:
Henry was 19, 5’91/4” tall, dark complexion, very dark brown hair, dark hazel eyes, Native Place was Grovenor Square, London, single, could read and write, protestant.

29/9/1845: TOL
9/2/1849: Free Certificate
1/5/1853: Passenger, Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Yarra Yarra’

Convict Changes History

Helen Wolff on 15th July, 2014 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: CON37/1/1 (prev. ), firstname: Henry, surname: Wolff, alias1: Henry Woolf, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1823, date of death: 1859, gender: m, occupation, crime

D Wong on 15th July, 2014 made the following changes:

voyage, source: CON37/1/1 http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/ (prev. CON37/1/1), alias2: Wolfe, alias3: Wolf

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