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Cobcroft, John Frederick (1756–1853)

John Cobcroft was sentenced to life transportation after being found guilty of highway robbery – stealing 6 shillings from a person. He arrived in Sydney in 1790, as part of the Second Fleet, aboard the Scarborough.

* further information about family: The Cobcroft Family in Australia 1790-1978, compiled by Brian W. Cobcroft (1978).

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'Cobcroft, John Frederick (1756–1853)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cobcroft-john-frederick-17677/text33427, accessed 21 April 2019.

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