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John Coles

John Coles, one of 192 convicts transported on the Circassian, 04 November 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Coles
Aliases: none
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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Circassian
Departure date: 4th November, 1832
Arrival date: 16th February, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 445 (223)
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 20th January, 2022 wrote:

Assignation Record https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-6$init=CON13-1-6p31

John Coles, Tried at Somerset Assizes, 14 Aug 1830, Life.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 20th January, 2022 made the following changes:

gender: m

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