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Nicholas Cousins

Nicholas Cousins, one of 208 convicts transported on the Lady Harewood, 24 March 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Nicholas Cousins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Harewood
Departure date: 24th March, 1829
Arrival date: 28th July, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22. Tasmanian Archives - convict records.
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 19th December, 2016 wrote:

Nicholas COUSINS was convicted at Nottingham on 31 July 1828 for stealing a pair of reins. Previous convictions. Life Sentence. Gaol Report: bad connections. Hulk Report: Orderly. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)per the ‘Lady Harewood’, arriving 1829.

Widower, 1 child.

Assigned to work service in the Colony. Numerous records of misconduct and punishments. Spent time at Port Arthur penal settlement. Last notation 1845.

Pardon granted.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 19th December, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22. Tasmanian Archives - convict records. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number H011/7, Page Number 22), g

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