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Jeremiah Cotter

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Cotter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1808
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Governor Ready
Departure date: 21st September, 1828
Arrival date: 17th January, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 196 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Convict Indentures (hand written)
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Wendy Smith on 12th February, 2020 wrote:

The Australian Indentures state that Jeremiah Cotter was 21 years old.  He was a native of County Cork; religion Catholic; status: single and a farm labourer.  He was convicted of sheep stealing on 31 March 1828 and sentenced to 7 years.  He had no prior convictions.  Physical attributes - Height 5 feet 4 1/2 inches; complexion ruddy: hair dark brown and eyes brown.  Transport number 106.
He was assigned to Mr Charles Purcell.
Received his ticket of leave in 1833 (number 33/1139) and Certificate of Freedom in 1842 (number 42/529).

Convict Changes History

Wendy Smith on 12th February, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Australian Convict Indentures (hand written) (prev. ), firstname: Jeremiah, surname: Cotter, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1808, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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