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James Cockburn

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Cockburn
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Soldier/tailor
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Mutiny
Convicted at: Court Martial Cork
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 312 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 12th January, 2013 wrote:

James Cockburn was 22 years old on arrival.  He was landed in VDL and then sent on the NSW.

James’s native place was Northallerton, Yorkshire, and his occupation was soldier/tailor/musician and he was single.

James was 5’7” tall, blue eyes, dark brown hair, D on left side and a pale complexion.

No records found of him in NSW.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 12th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1812, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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