THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEERS ASSOCIATION INC.
THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
William Thomas Cook
Born: c1794 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.
Arrived : 7th August 1820.
Vessel: Mangles (1).
Status: Convict - 7 years transportation.
Occupation: Cabinet Maker.
Married: Mary McWilson on the 6th April 1835 at East Maitland, N.S.W.
Died: 11th September 1881 at Morpeth, N.S.W.
Buried: cSeptember 1881 at the Church of England Cemetery, Morpeth, N.S.W.
William Cook alias Thomas Cooke was sentenced at the Gloucester Quarter Sessions on Tuesday 13h July 1819 to seven year's transportation
for having feloniously stolen, taken and carried away from the big house and stable of Mr. Henry Browne of the Parish of St James, a quantity
of lead of the value of twenty shillings, the property of him----the said Henry Browne.
William was convicted by the Sydney Bench on the 13th June 1821 and sent to Port Macquarie for the remainder of his sentence -- for being absent
from Government work. He was transported to Port Macquarie by the Elizabeth Henrietta which left Port Jackson with 20 male and 2 female
prisoners for Newcastle and Port Macquarie on the 30th June 1821.
William Thomas Cook received his Certificate of Freedom No.96/5484 which was dated the 26th July 1826. He married Mary McWilson per To return to home page click here
Numa 6th April 1835 at East Maitland.
Submitted by Association Member, Rex Webb.
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