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From: "pamhillier" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] COE, Chalres a convict transported Down Under
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 07:02:55 +1030
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Cheers Pam from Adelaide
> Hello Listers,
> I am new to the List and have joined hoping that SKS can help to find the
> story of a gentleman, who was unlucky or lucky enough to find himself
> transported to the land Down Under for a crime he committed yet unknown.
> I am searching for a gentleman by the name of Charles Coe and it appears
> that he was born circa 1811, either in London or Essex, strange as it may
> seem, they told a lot of fibs when filling out documents down here after
> they obtained their freedom.
> He was tried at the Essex Quarter Session circa 1828/29. It appears he was
> found guilty of his "crime ???" and sentence for ???? years transportation
> to the Colony of New South Wales.
> Charles COE sailed on the convict ship "Katherine Stewart Forbes" from
> Spithead, Portsmouth England on 14th October 1829 and arrived in Sydney
> in the Colony of New South Wales on 18th February, 1830.
> Charles Coe received his Ticket of Leave in 1839 and married in Sydney in
> 1842, Widow Elizabeth Pearce (nee McGuiness).
> The family has only over the past few days found this information, and we
> are now searching for Charles COE'S family history back in "The Old
> Country". Any assistance regarding this gentleman, would be very much
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