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John Coles, one of 224 convicts transported on the Isabella, 22 November 1831
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th March, 1832
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 239 (122)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th November, 2020 wrote:
Name: John Coles
Age: No details
Date of Death: 17th Mar 1832
District: Sydney - H. M. Hospital, Dr Mitchell
Ship; Isabella 4.
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. - No details against name
UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
Name; John Coles.
Age: 41. (As per Surgeons Journal)
Birth Year: 1790
Treatment Year: 1831
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Nature of the Disease; Marasmus (Marasmus, or ‘wasting,’ is a form of severe malnutrition that results from a lack of protein and calories.
Date taken ill: 27th Dec 1832
Notes; This person ......... for a month part has been looked after like a child says he was on the sick list nearly the whole period of his detention in the Capacity Hulk ... Died the same day after removal to Hospital in the last three weeks .. was not in ay degree troublesome
Convict Changes History
Ann Marie Gould on 29th March, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime
Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th November, 2020 made the following changes:
date of death: 17th March, 1832 (prev. 0000)