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Henry Cotton, one of 200 convicts transported on the England, 31 March 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||26th October, 1833
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 297 (149)
||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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D Wong on 19th September, 2018 wrote:
Henry Cotton was listed as 32 years old on arrival - he was born in Coventry.
Transported for ‘Stealing ducks’.
Previous convictions: Once for poaching, 6 months - again poaching 6 months, again poaching 18 months, For Manslaughter tried and acquitted.
Henry was 5’6½” tall, brown hair, light grey eyes, anchor H.A.C.C and mermaid on right arm, single.
1832 Muster: Assigned to Messrs Clark & Ladd.
26/10/1833: Henry Cotton died at H.M. Hospital, Hobart, aged 35.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 19th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th October, 1833 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime