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Cornelius Loxton

Cornelius Loxton, one of 160 convicts transported on the Sir Charles Forbes, 01 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Cornelius Loxton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 26th April, 1808
Occupation: Farmer & gardener's labourer
Date of Death: 2nd January, 1873
Age: 64 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sir Charles Forbes
Departure date: 1st April, 1830
Arrival date: 27th July, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://findingaids.nationalarchives.ie/index.php?simpleSearchSbm=true&category=18&subcategory=147&searchDescTxt=Judy+Butler&simpleSearchSbm=Search Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 293 (149). Tasmanian Archives - convict record https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-28$init=CON31-1-28p13
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

Rozanne Russell on 19th January, 2017 wrote:

Married Julia Butler 5th September 1842 at Bothwell Tasmania she was also a convict

D Wong on 19th January, 2017 wrote:

Cornelius was 21 years old on arrival - he was 5’4” tall, fair complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes, single, C L Crown & L inside rt. arm.

Born: Shepton Mallett, Somerset.

1830 Muster: Assigned to Mrs. Norman
1832-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr. Allardyce.

1836: TOL
30/7/1840: CP
1844: Free Certificate.

Jenna on 9th March, 2018 wrote:

Wife Judy Butler aged 24 arrived Nov 27 1840 aboard ‘Mary Anne’, convicted in Galway Jun 30 1840 to 7 years transportation for Larceny.

TOL 1836
CP 1840
Marriage 1842
Free certificate 1844

Glenda Rumler on 6th March, 2019 wrote:

One of his direct descendants, also named Cornelius Loxton, won a Military Medal for gallantry near the end of WW1 during the final “push” in 1918 in France and is mentioned in the recent paperback book “The Last 100 Days” as to what his very brave actions were. He was heroic.
https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R1530414

Glenda Rumler on 6th March, 2019 wrote:

I am a direct descendant of the convict Cornelius Loxton (on my late father’s side).

Jenna on 21st April, 2019 wrote:

Descendent on my mothers’ side. I have a tree on Myhertiage under Farrelly Family tree if any other relatives would like to exchange information/chat

Convict Changes History

Rozanne Russell on 19th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 26th April, 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 2nd January, 1873 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

D Wong on 19th January, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

Jenna on 9th March, 2018 made the following changes:

source: http://findingaids.nationalarchives.ie/index.php?simpleSearchSbm=true&category=18&subcategory=147&searchDescTxt=Judy+Butler&simpleSearchSbm=Search Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 293

Nell Murphy on 7th March, 2019 made the following changes:

source: http://findingaids.nationalarchives.ie/index.php?simpleSearchSbm=true&category=18&subcategory=147&searchDescTxt=Judy+Butler&simpleSearchSbm=Search Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 293

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