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John Cole

John Cole, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Cole
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th June, 1832
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dorset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Isabella
Departure date: 22nd November, 1831
Arrival date: 15th March, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 235 (120)
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

D Wong on 10th October, 2020 wrote:

John Chew was listed as 44 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Gloucestershire.

John was literate, a widower, no children listed, 5’6¾” tall, dark ruddy complexion, brown hair, dark hazel eyes, dark mole over left and two raised ones over left eye, one on the cheek, small scar on back of left hand.

Assigned to Parramatta.

28/7/1832 - Convict Death Register - John Chew died at the Liverpool Hospital, aged 46.

D Wong on 10th October, 2020 wrote:

Correction - Convict Death Register - John Cole died 7/6/1832 at Sydney.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 10th October, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th June, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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