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Thomas Wool, one of 280 convicts transported on the Recovery, 27 May 1837
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 42
||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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D Wong on 25th August, 2017 wrote:
THOMAS WOOL, ROBERT TOOMAY, JOHN WATSON, Theft > simple larceny, Theft > receiving, 4th July 1836.
Offences: Theft > simple larceny; Theft > receiving
Verdicts: Guilty > pleaded guilty; Guilty > no_subcategory; Not Guilty > unknown
Punishments: Transportation; Imprisonment > no_subcategory
THOMAS WOOL was indicted for stealing, on the 22nd of June, 60 musquash skins, value 10s.; and 60 others skins, value 10s.; the goods of John Bates and ROBERT TOOMAY and JOHN WATSON for feloniously receiving the same, well knowing them to have been stolen; against the statute, &c.; to which Thomas Wool pleaded GUILTY. Aged 30.— Transported for Seven Years.
Toomay. I did not know they were stolen—I was to get a shilling for selling them—I received them from Wool.
TOOMAY— GUILTY. Aged 24.— Confined Three Months. WATSON— NOT GUILTY.
Thomas Wool was listed as 37 years old on arrival in VDL. His native place was Cork, Ire.
Thomas was single, 5’2½” tall, brown hair, dark brown whiskers, grey eyes, swarthy complexion, breast hairy.
Jan. 1842: TOL
4/12/1843: Free Certificate.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 25th August, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime