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John Coghlan

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Coghlan
Aliases: Cocklan, Cochland
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 3rd September, 1822
Arrival date: 21st December, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 80 other convicts


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

Maureen Withey on 13th November, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry.
John Coghlan, age 18, per Countess of Harcourt (2) (1822), Tried at Dublin City, 1822, 7 years,  DOB 1804, native place,  Westmeath,  Carter. 


Colonial Secretary Index.

COGHLAN, John. Per “Countess of Harcourt”, 1822.

1822 Dec 26 - On list of convicts landed from the “Countess of Harcourt” and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution (Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.116)
1823 Jan 1 - One of five convicts victualled by William Mahony, District Constable at Appin, having been sent by mistake to Appin instead of Liverpool (Reel 6058; 4/1769 p.152)
1824 Dec 31 - Of Terry’s clearing party. On return of fines and punishments inflicted by the Bench of Evan; listed as Cochland (Reel 6023; 4/6671 p.78)
1825 May 12 - On monthly statement of changes in the convicts at Rooty Hill Station; from Terry’s clearing party. Listed as Cocklan (Reel 6028; 2/8283 p.279b)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 13th November, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Colonial Secretary Index. Irish Convict Database, by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Coghlan, alias1: Cocklan, alias2: Cochland, alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1804, date of death: 0000

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