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William Cookson, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 122
||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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Gordon Reynolds on 26th January, 2016 wrote:
William married a fellow convict, Sarah Johnson on 03 FEB 1823 • St John’s Parish Church, Parramatta, NSW, Australia. William had a brother John Cookson (birth 10 DEC 1786) who was also sent to NSW for the same crime at the same time.
Convict Changes History
Gordon Reynolds on 26th January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 1836 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime