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William Wookey

William Wookey, one of 200 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 02 November 1837

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Wookey
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1848
Age: 28 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 2nd November, 1837
Arrival date: 9th February, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 185 (94)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 146
Name; William Wookey
Age; 19 Reads, Protestant, Single
Native Place; Somersetshire
Trade or calling; Labourer
Trial where & Date; Highway Robbery
Sentence; Somerset Assizes - 1 April 1837 - Life.
Height; 5 ft. 4 in
Eyes; Brown
Hair; Brown
Completion; Dark Ruddy

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, St. John’s Parramatta, Burials
No; 1087
Name;  William Wokey [William Wookey]
Abode;  Parramatta General Hospital
Date of death; 1848, 20 March
Date of burial; 1848, 21 March
Age; 26
Details; Per ship; Emma Eugenia
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; H H Bobart

Convict Changes History

Ann Marie Gould on 6th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd February, 2021 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd February, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1848 (prev. 0000)

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