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Esau Colefox

Esau Colefox, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Esau Colefox
Aliases: Henshaw (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 281 (142)
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 10th January, 2021 wrote:

Police Reports. WINDSOR.
Monday, July 17.-Esau Coalfax, a runaway from No. 4, Road Gang, had been apprehended at Parramatta, by Win. Colley, an overseer of a Government Gang. By the prisoner’s confession, it was set forth, that he had worked 24 days for one Robison of Richmond, and he was particular in citing times and circumstances, because, forsooth, he had a claim against the said Robison of 2s. Per day, in Spanish dollars at 4s. 4d. according to agreement.  This story being concluded, a claim of another description was instituted against the said Robison, prefaced with the words “New South Wales, to wit,” agreeable to the Act of Council, in that case made and provided; the prisoner to be returned to Parramatta, to be dealt with for absconding.
Sydney Gazette, 29 July 1826.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 10th January, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Henshaw (alias) (prev. Henshaw (Alias)), gender: m

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