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Abraham Cohen, one of 216 convicts transported on the Lotus, 20 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||10th February, 1843
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 508. Tasmanian Archives - convicts; deaths.
||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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Nell Murphy on 3rd October, 2016 wrote:
Abraham COHEN was convicted at Middlesex G.D., London on 18 Oct 1832 for receiving stolen property. 14yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Lotus’ arriving 16 May 1833.
Married man - wife Elizabeth (at native place, London); 5 children - son Isaac COHEN on board same ship for same offence.
Aged 68/69 years. 5’4”. Jewish religion.
Clear Conduct Record in the Colony.
Conditional Pardon granted 2 June 1842 no. 490.
Abraham COHEN died, Hobart district, 10 Feb 1843 - cause of death stated as dysentery. Aged 80yrs.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 3rd October, 2016 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 508. Tasmanian Archives - convicts; deaths. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 508)