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Abraham Cohen

Abraham Cohen, one of 216 convicts transported on the Lotus, 20 December 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Cohen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1764
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: 10th February, 1843
Age: 79 years

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: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lotus
Departure date: 20th December, 1832
Arrival date: 16th May, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 508. Tasmanian Archives - convicts; deaths.
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

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)

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