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John Cook

John Cook, one of 173 convicts transported on the Morley, 19 September 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Cook
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: 19th September, 1822
Arrival date: 11th January, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 205 (103)
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

Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 wrote:

Hobart Town Gazette, 4 Mar 1825
Absconded prisoners

John Cook, 509, 5 ft. 2 in. brown hair, hazel eyes, 21 years of age, tried at Lincoln March 9, 1822, sentence 14 years, arrived in this Colony per Morley 1823, a farmers’ labourer and ploughman, native place Faucet, Lincolnshire, absconded from the service of Dr. Ross, at the Shannon, Dec. 1824.—£2 Reward.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th May, 2021 wrote:

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. 1826
No; 509
Name; John Cook
Ship arrived by; Morley
To whom assigned/Occupation; ABSCONDED; 15 Nov 1824

1835 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 25th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000)

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