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Garrett Cotter

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Garrett Cotter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 1886
Age: 84 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rioting
Convicted at: Cork County
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 21st June, 1822
Arrival date: 8th November, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 9 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 30th July, 2012 wrote:

Garrett Cotter was sentenced to Life for firing on English Troops.  He was 20 years old on arrival.

1832: TOL
10/4/1847: CP

1841: Married Ann Russell in Maneroo NSW.  They had 9 children.
1872: Listed as a Squatter in Michelago NSW.

He was a pioneer in the district and Cotter dam was named after him, also Cotter Rliver and Cotter Flats.

Garrett died aged 84 in Michelago.

Peter J Cotter on 30th August, 2012 wrote:

WAS THOUGHT TO BE A WHITEBOY WHICH WAS AN AGRARIAN BASED REBELLION IN CO CORK IN THE 1820’s
He was sentenced along with 5 others and was shipped to Australia from Cork through Rio to Sydney

Transported for life abourd the ship Mangles in 1822 Lived in the Monaro area of NSW and is the person the Cotter River in the ACT is named after.

Convict Changes History

Peter J Cotter on 30th August, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, convicted at 901, occupation 9, crime 87, firstname Garrett, surname Cotter

Anonymous on 30th July, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, convicted at 901, occupation 9, crime 87, firstname Garrett, surname Cotter

Anonymous on 27th July, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, convicted at 901, occupation 9, crime 87, firstname Garrett, surname Cotter, date of birth 1802-00-00, date of death 1886-00-00, gender m

D Wong on 9th February, 2016 made the following changes:

term: 99 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. )

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