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||26th September, 1831
life span was 56 years*
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Sentenced to 7 years
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D Wong on 28th March, 2019 wrote:
Thomas Cotter was listed as 38 years old on arrival. Also listed as 30 years old, so born 1784-1792.
Native Place: Cork.
Thomas was 5’6” tall, well built, dark hair, hazel eyes, looks rather worn and meagre of his age.
Colonial Sectary Papers:
CUTTER, Thomas. Per “Southworth”, 1822
1822 Mar 14: On list of convicts landed from the “Southworth” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.13).
19/1/1827 Sydney Gazette:
Thomas Cotter was charged by bis master’s overseer that he had neglected his work, and had not performed a sufficient quantity. The overseer admitted that the work was exceedingly laborious.
The district constable proved that the prisoner had done a good day’s work. Complaint dismissed. The prisoner returned to Government by his master.
27/9/1831 Sydney Gazette:
CORONER’S INQUEST. — An inquest was held yesterday, at the sign of the Steam Packet, Sussex-street, on the body of Thomas Cotter, a wood cutter, in the neigbourhood of Kissing Point, who
came by his death, the day previous, inconsequence of bursting a blood vessel internally.
The Jury, after a minute investigation, returned & verdict to that effect.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 28th March, 2019 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Cotter, alias1: Cutter, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1784, date of death: 26th September, 1831, ge