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Henry Cox

Henry Cox, one of 296 convicts transported on the Cressy, 28 April 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Cox
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Clerk
Date of Death: 26th January, 1882
Age: 71 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Embezzlement
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Cressy
Departure date: 28th April, 1843
Arrival date: 28th August, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 295 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 285 (144)
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

John Cox on 11th September, 2012 wrote:

Ticket of Leave 15/06/1852
Conditional Pardon 16/03/1854
Became a Jouralist for The Mercury Retired 7th April 1879. Lived in Hobart and Launceston.
Married Marry Anne McGarrah 12/01/1837 St.Luke Chelsea Middlesex. 9 Children.

Convict Changes History

John Cox on 11th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1811-00-00, date of death 1882-01-26, gender m

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