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John Cole

John Cole, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Cole
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

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: Wilts. Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 260
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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Maureen Withey on 8th May, 2019 wrote:

The following prisoners were tried at Warminster sessions, and sentenced as under: John Cole for picking the pockets of Merrett, at Bishops Cannings;  7 years transportation.
Salisbury Journal, 19 July 1819.

HO 9-9-1 Records of Laurel, Hardy and York Hulks, in Portsmouth Harbour, 1805-1831,p.51.
John Cole (2), age 20, convicted at New Sarum of a felony 24 July 1819, sentenced to 7 yrs transportation. NSW 21 Oct 1819.

John Cole was sent to Tasmania.

Govt Notice. Colonial Secretary’s Office, July 20, 1826.
Certificates of Expiration of Term of Sentence, or Conditional Pardon, have been granted to the undermentioned Persons during the last Week;
John Cole … Coromandel
Hobart Town Gazette, 22 July 1826

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