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Charles Cozens

Charles Cozens, one of 230 convicts transported on the Woodbridge, 10 October 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Cozens
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Violence to a surperior officer
Convicted at: Regents Park, London, Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Woodbridge
Departure date: 10th October, 1839
Arrival date: 26th February, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 229 other convicts

References

Primary source: State Archives NSW (Indents NRS 12189; Item X642A; Microfiche 742)&(CoF NRS 12210, Archive Roll 1022). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 109 (56)
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

Robert John Willson on 2nd October, 2020 wrote:

After his return to London Cozens, published a book entitled “Adventures of a Guardsman” (1848), describing his time as a convict in NSW. See article on Cozens in The Canberra Times newspaper by Robert Willson , 5 January 1987.

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2020 wrote:

Non-annotated Printed Indentures: aged 24, can read & write, Protestant, Single, Native Place Pembroke, Trade Soldier (Sergeant), Offence: threatening language, Tried 3 July 1839, no former convictions, Certificate of Freedom No. 46/680

Certificate of Freedom No. 46/680 dated 18 July 1846, Prisoner’s No. 40/826, aged 30, Held a TOLeave No. 44/953 dated 15 March 1844

Convict Changes History

Robert John Willson on 2nd October, 2020 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 2nd October, 2020 made the following changes:

source: State Archives NSW (Indents NRS 12189; Item X642A; Microfiche 742)&(CoF NRS 12210, Archive Roll 1022). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 109 (56) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Projec

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