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William Cole, one of 138 convicts transported on the Lady Ridley, 04 January 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||6th July, 1835
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 1
||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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Peter on 10th August, 2014 wrote:
brother of Mark COLE, on same ship
HTG Saturday 25 August 1827 – absconder –
360. Cole, William, 5 ft. 2, brown hair, dark grey eyes, aged 22, a shoemaker, tried at Chester 1820, 7 years, per Lady Ridley, born at Liverpool, absconded from the service of Mr. Woodward, surveyor, April, 1827. Reward L.2.
convicted Hobart SC 03.7.35 - murder; executed 06.7.35
Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st February, 2022 wrote:
1821 - Conduct Record. CON31-1-6.
Indent No; 360.
Trial; 17 October 1820.
Colonial Trials; 4 March 1828 - Not Guilty & 3 July 1835. Sentence; to be hanged and Dissected.
Transported for “Picking Pockets” [Pick Pocket and dealer in bad notes]
Father; A Shoemaker
1835 - The Tasmanian. Fri 10 Jul 1835. Page 7
CRIMINAL COURT.—The Criminal Sessions ended yesterday. The only cases of importance were the miserable man William Cole, convicted of the murder of William Lowe,
Convict Changes History
Peter on 10th August, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th July, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation
Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st February, 2022 made the following changes: