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life span was 57 years*
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Sentenced to 10 years
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Nell Murphy on 27th June, 2016 wrote:
James Cowley was convicted at Adelaide S.C. 25 Nov 1850 for uttering a forged cheque. 10 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Antares’ arriving 2 Jan 1851.
Married; aged 19yrs; 5’9”; can read & write; Church of England.
Native place - Forest Green, Gloucestershire
Father - Robert
Mother - Sarah
Sister - Caroline
Brothers - Joseph, Thomas, Daniel & ....
Wife - Louisa (on board this ship)
Came to Adelaide about 11yrs ago, with his family.
15 mths Probation Period.
1851: Cascades (south Hobart)
1851: New Town (Hobart)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 27th June, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 10 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Cowley, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1832, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime