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Nicholas Cook

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nicholas Cook
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1745
Occupation: Porter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Obstructing officers of the revenue
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Earl St Vincent
Departure date: 29th April, 1823
Arrival date: 9th September, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 31 other convicts

References

Primary source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for Bound Indentures. 1823-1826
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Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th August, 2020 wrote:

Nicholas Cook
Date of Birth - 1745.
Transported at age 79/80
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for Nichs Cook. Bound Indentures. 1823-1826
No; ?
Age; 78
Native Place: County Cork
Calling; Stewart
Offence; Administering Oaths
Date of Trial: County Cork. April 1823
Sentence: Life
Height; 5 ft. 8 1/2 inches
Complexion: Fresh
Hair: Dark to Grey
Eyes; Blue
Date of Certificate;
General Remarks; Behaviour - Very Well

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UK, Royal Navy Medical Journals, 1817-1856
“September 5th - Nicholas Cook aged 79 years
“This poor old man is detailed in Page 29 of the Journal was suddenly seized this day with a severe cold fit, which I feared would have immediately terminated in Death. I had him ? and put to bed and placed a in a warm blanket, a bottle hot water to his feet and another in flannel to the Recordia. Gave him a draft of ? Opium and peppermint water with a good stiff glass of grog furnished promptly by the Captain which in a quarter of an hour relieved him and he had profuse perspiration. Five grains of Coloniel were administrated with the ?. every 5 hours. He had two copious black ? stools and has also passed a quiet night. The febrile symptoms much abated with Lemonade, Barley water and Treat ad lib. This afternoon he sent me a request by the messenger that he found himself so well he would be glad if I would him his usual glass of warm rum and water, On visiting him at 8 pm the fever gone and much recovered, I gave him hot wine and ginger with a little water for this night
7th Found him nearly recovered: Ordered him Sago and wine with his accustomed warm rum and water at night
8th Quote well again - continued as usual

Name: Nicholas Cook. Aged 80

This is a very old man and except Debility, has not serious complaints. I give him three or four glasses of wind daily and Donkins meats and Sago alternately, and as the weather is colder nearing the Cape of Good Hope, I gave him a night a tumbler of Rum with hot water and the convict to attend on him”
Birth Year: abt 1743
Treatment Year: 1823
Treatment Place: United Kingdom
Ship: Earl St Vincent
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New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Event Date: 20 Jan 1824. Vessel: Earl St Vincent
Event Description: An object of charity. Victualled at the Benevolent Asylum
Comments: Per “Earl St Vincent”
Page: 235
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1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, 1806-1849 New South Wales. General muster A-L 1825
Benevolent Asylum. Sydney
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 4th August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for Bound Indentures. 1823-1826 (prev. ), firstname: Nicholas, surname: Cook, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1745, date of death:

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