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Eleanor Cotter

Eleanor Cotter, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eleanor Cotter
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lucy Davidson
Departure date: 10th July, 1829
Arrival date: 29th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 108
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

Roger Churm on 29th April, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings
ELEANOR COTTER,Theft,Simple larceny 9th April 1829

900.Eleanor Cotter was indicted for stealing,on the 24th of February,1 gown,value 4s.,and 1 apron,value 6d. the good old Sarah Porton.

Mary Jackson.The prisoner came to me,on the 24th of February,about twelve o’clock,at asked for Louisa’s things;I said I had not any of them -she then asked for Sally’s blue gown and apron;I gave them to her,supposing Sarah Porton had sent her.

Sarah Porton.I had never seen the prisoner that day;she used to work in the same house as me-I did not send her for the things.

Boyd Silvester.I am an officer.I took the prisoner on the 2nd of March,she had this apron on-I asked where the gown was;she told me she went for some things,and got these in mistake;that Samuel Smith,who was outside said"Keep them"they took them to the minoried,and pawned the gown

Edward Perkins.I am a pawnbroker
(Property produced and sworn to)


Transported for Seven Years.

Convict Changes History

Roger Churm on 29th April, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), crime

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