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Jane Cook, one of 89 convicts transported on the Earl of Liverpool, December 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Plain cook, house servant
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 540. Tasmanian Archives.
||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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Nell Murphy on 25th May, 2016 wrote:
Jane Cook was convicted at Somerset on 18 Oct 1830 for stealing a pr of shoes. One previous conviction. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘America’ - not the Earl of Liverpool to NSW, 1831.
Married woman - husband John Cook at North Cray, Somerset.
Native place - North Cray.
Aged 55yrs; 5’3”; plain cook and housemaid.
Assignment of work service to a Mr. Earl.
Ticket of Leave granted 20 Nov 1835.
Conditional Pardon no. 534 19 July 1843.
Recommended for a 1st Class Pardon 17 Feb 1846. Approved 7 Jan 1847.
Petition for an Absolute Pardon - refused 14 July 1849.
Free Pardon approved 15 Jan 1850.
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 25th May, 2016 made the following changes:
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