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Perkins Cobley

Perkins Cobley, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Perkins Cobley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1836
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lincoln, Parts of Kesteven Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 321 (162)
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

D Wong on 12th June, 2016 wrote:

Perkins Cobley of Ailsworth/Market Deeping, Labourer, aged 40, was transported for “Stealing a pair of worsted stockings, a shovel, a fork and a mop, the property of William Markham of Market Deeping, carrier.

1828 Census: A hutkeeper at Bathurst.

11/8/1834: COF

1836: Death of Perkins “Cobler” – NSW BDM.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 26th April, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Liverpool St Luke.
No; 604
Name; Perkins Cobler ** spelling as per register **
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When buried; 1836, 2 July
Age; 50
Ship’s Name; Phoenix
Quality or profession. Free
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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