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James Cook

James Cook, one of 330 convicts transported on the Lord Lyndoch, 02 April 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Cook
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Coachman
Date of Death: 5th June, 1876
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Bristol Quarter Session
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Lord Lyndoch
Departure date: 2nd April, 1838
Arrival date: 8th August, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 329 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 225 (114)
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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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 25th August, 2012 wrote:

Assigned to William Gamble, Nimittybell(Nimmitabel) and then assigned to James Highes 1843.

1832: TOL Queanbeyan
19/12/1843: TOL Cancelled.

21/2/1848: COF

Ryan Dudley on 28th August, 2016 wrote:

29/09/1852 - married Mary Baker, Irish Orphan Girl, at St Andrew’s Scots Church, Sydney

Coachman to Sir Thomas Mitchell

7 children

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 23rd August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1827-08-02, date of death 1934-04-22, gender f

Ryan Dudley on 28th August, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 0000 (prev. 2nd August, 1827), date of death: 5th June, 1876 (prev. 22nd April, 1934), gender: m (prev. f), occupation, crime

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