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John Coffee

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Coffee
Aliases: Coffey
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: Painter's boy
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Boyd
Departure date: 10th March, 1809
Arrival date: 14th August, 1809
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 63 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - Convicts
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th October, 2012 wrote:

John Coffee was tried and convicted at Dublin City Oct 1808 - Life Sentence.
Transported to NSW on the ‘Boyd’, arriving 1809.

Transferred to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Kangaroo’ arriving 1816.

Age 25yrs; 5’1”; Brown hair; grey eyes. Painter.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th October, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1783, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 6th July, 2016 made the following changes:


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