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James Cobb

James Cobb, one of 270 convicts transported on the Strathfieldsaye, 11 February 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Cobb
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 26th June, 1842
Age: 40 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Strathfieldsaye
Departure date: 11th February, 1836
Arrival date: 15th June, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 270 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 239 (122)
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

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 wrote:

158101 Cobb James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1837 Maitland GRC.
Age 32 . Assigned to Edward C. Close
161604 Cobb James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  June 1836 - AO NSW Convict Indent Fiche No. 722.
Age 32. Reads and writes. Town labourer from Somersetshire. Tried 29 June 1835 and sentenced to 7 years transportation for receiving a stolen ass.

126809 Cobb James - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1840 19 August Maitland GG.
Granted Ticket of Leave.

107292 Cobb John - Strathfieldsaye 1836.  1842 28 June Newcastle (hospital).
Register Book of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle. Burials p9.
Ticket of leave holder. Died aged 40. Burial date

Convict Changes History

Dennis Nightingale on 29th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th June, 1842 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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