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Letitia Cobb

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Letitia Cobb
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 6th February, 1813
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 27th March, 1892
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Kings County
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Elizabeth
Departure date: 27th August, 1827
Arrival date: 12th January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 41 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 11th February, 2019 wrote:

Letitia Cobb was transported on the Elizabeth 1828 with her sister Eleanor.

Letitia was 15 years old, could read, catholic, 4’11½” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, single.

11/6/1831: Permission to marry William Burton (Marquis of Hastings 1827) he was 26 and on bond, Letitia was 18 and on bond.

20/6/1831: Married at St.Lukes, Liverpool, County Cumberland, Sydney, NSW by banns. They had 8 children.

7/6/1834: COF

27/3/1892: Letitia died at Deccan Street, Goulburn, NSW., aged 79.

William Burton died 2/7/1891 - both buried at Goulburn.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th February, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/search_form?id=65 (prev. ), firstname: Letitia, surname: Cobb, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 6th

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