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Cotton, James (1791–1858)

James Cotton was sentenced to life transportation for breaking and entering a dwelling house and stealing goods. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Ocean in January 1818.

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'Cotton, James (1791–1858)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cotton-james-24715/text33358, accessed 25 September 2021.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1791
Hull, Yorkshire, England

Death

22 March 1858
Sackville, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life