Personal Details

Name: WOODCOCK, George
Convict Number(s): 1601/4729/9973
Year of Birth: 1827
Date of Death: 18/05/1909
Place of Death:
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Nile
Ship Arrival Year: 1858

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 15/12/1859 - Expired - 03/10/1864

Conditional Pardon

Date: 03/10/1864

Certificate of Freedom

Date: 03/10/1864

British Details

Relationship Status: Married
Number of Children:
Occupation: Boot Maker
Literacy: Literate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Derby, England.
Details of Crime: Felony. Noted Previous Conviction. Sentenced to 10 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Albany, Fremantle, Perth, York.
Employment Types: Boot Closer, Shoe Maker, Self-Employed 1863, 1864.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


16/02/1870, Albany, WA.
Stealing Money from the Person.
6/10 years. - Noted Married with 4 Children, Boot Closer, Shoe Maker. - TL- 01/08/1874, CF- 15/04/1876 Perth, WA.

Additional Information

Arrived in Western Australia as a Widower. Married Ester SHORTELL at Roman Catholic Perth, WA, on 09/05/1865 and had 8 Children ( 4 born in Albany & 4 Born in Perth ). Employed 2 Ticket of Leave Men at Albany from 1867- 1877. Refer Convict Biography " The Yorkshire Cracksman " by Irma WALTER at Harvey History Online website.