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Jabez Cotton, one of 320 convicts transported on the Clyde, 11 March 1863
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Smith, William (alias), William Dolton, Jabez Colton
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Yorkshire, Northallerton General Quarter Sessions
11th March, 1863
29th May, 1863
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 321 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 538
||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 26th April, 2014 wrote:
Jabez was 34 years old and was transported for stealing 2 ducks. He had previous convictions.
Jabez was 5’7” tall, dark brown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion, stout, scar on left hand, goes in with knees.
No deaths or marriages under any of the aliases on the WA BDM.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 26th April, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Smith, William (alias) (prev. Smith, William (Alias)), alias2: William Dolton, alias3: Jabez Colton, date of birth: 1827 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime