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John Cogan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Cogan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1776
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1826
Age: 50 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Political prisoner
Convicted at: Ireland, Kilkdare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Tellicherry
Departure date: 31st August, 1805
Arrival date: 15th February, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 10th August, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
John Cogan,  age 30, Irish Emmet rebel, per Tellicherry (1806),  tried at Naas Kildare Co & Rathdrum Wicklow Co., 1802, Life, DOB, 1776, labourer landholder.  Remarks - Bringelly, Died 1826 NSW.

Colonial Secretary Index.

COGAN, John. Per “Tellicherry”, 1806.

1805 Aug 17 - On list of convicts embarked on board the “Tellicherry” (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.38)
1814 Apr 30 - Paid from Police Fund for services in making discoveries west of the Blue Mountains (Reel 6038; SZ758 p.489)
1814 Dec 12 - Of Windsor. On list of persons who are to receive grants of land in Dec 1814; for crossing the Blue Mountains (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.20)
1818 Jan 24 - On list of persons for whom land grants ready for delivery (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.428)
1822 Dec 3 - On list of persons receiving an assigned convict (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.20)
1823 c.Jul - On list of convicts employed by John Palmer; in 1806-13 (Reel 6056; 4/1765 p.182)
1824 Sep - On return of grain on hand in the Districts of Bringelly and Cooke (Reel 6061; 4/1780 p.258)
1824 Oct 4 - Memorial (Fiche 3083; 4/1836B No.202 p.911)
1825 Jan 28 - Memorial (Fiche 3124; 4/1840C No.140 pp.779-82). Reply, 22 Mar (Reel 6014; 4/3513 p.634)
1825 Mar 22 - On list of persons who have received orders for grants of land; listed as Coghan (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 p.86)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. Colonial Secretary Index. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Cogan, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1776, date of death: 1826, gender: m, occup

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