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Richard Cook, one of 200 convicts transported on the Atlas, 27 April 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
* Arrival date is estimated
||Cornwall Quarter Session
27th April, 1833
27th December, 1833
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 60
||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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Clive Wawn on 17th December, 2016 wrote:
Occupation I believe was Tinsmith
D Wong on 17th December, 2016 wrote:
**There was another Richard Cook who was on the ‘Surrey’
Richard Cook was 23 years old on arrival in VDL - he was transported for “Stealing Wheat”.
Previous convictions: once for money 3 Mos, once for running away from my master 2 Mos, once floggd at Hulk for attempting to escape.
Richard was born in Cornwall, near Truro, he was 5’5” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion, single.
1833 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Atkinson
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr James Salter.
1846: Free Certificate
1/4/1852: Steerage passenger, Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Nautilus’.
Convict Changes History
Clive Wawn on 17th December, 2016 made the following changes:
voyage, gender: m, crime
D Wong on 17th December, 2016 made the following changes:
voyage, date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime