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Pierce Cotter

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Pierce Cotter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Soldier
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: Desertion from army
Convicted at: -
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guillardon
Departure date: 1838
Arrival date: 11th March, 1838
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 6 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 28th May, 2016 wrote:

Pierce Cotter was convicted at Dinapore Court Martial for desertion and stealing. 7yr transportation sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Guillardon’ arriving 1838.

Assignments in Colony.
Free Certificate 1845.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th May, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Pierce, surname: Cotter, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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