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John Woolley

John Woolley, one of 214 convicts transported on the Surrey, 19 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Woolley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 19th November, 1832
Arrival date: 9th March, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 213 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 472
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

Maureen Withey on 24th January, 2021 wrote:

Staffordshire Easter Sessions.
Charles Byrd, Henry Wood, and John Woolley, for stealing two silk handkerchiefs, the property of William Eason. at Abbot’s Bromley. Byrd and Wood six months labour. Woolley to be transported for seven years. 
Staffordshire Advertiser, 7 April 1832.


The following convicts left our county gaol Thursday morning,—Alfred Lovatt, Thomas Myatt, William Cartwright, Edward Griffith, and John Woolley, for the Justitia Hulk, off Woolwich, for seven years transportation each
Staffordshire Advertiser, 21 April 1832.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 24th January, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

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