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John Woolbank, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 04 August 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 344
||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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Helen Formentin on 12th January, 2012 wrote:
In 1836 he stole 24 necklaces and 4 bootlaces and received life sentence.
In 1839 he was sent to Molong and worked as a shepherd, clearing, fencing and building, and gained his Ticket of Leave on March 18th, 1845.
In 1854 he married ELIZA JOHNSON, and in 1861 he selected 100 acres at The Shades, where he built a slab home and planted an orchard and vines.
Convict Changes History
Helen Formentin on 12th January, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1822-00-00, date of death 1910-00-00, gender m