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1. John Frederick Cobcroft was born in 1756 in Keighley, Thornton by Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He was born John Cockcroft son of John Cockcroft and Dorothy. He died in 1853 in Wilberforce NSW. John is buried in Wilberforce Cemetery Right 08 13.
John Cobcroft, along with John Wood and William Stubbs
were convicted on 7th May, 1788 of committing highway robbery on
William Frost, on 16th April. They were initially sentenced to death but
on 9 Sept 1789 they were pardoned on the condition they be
transported for life.
John and Sarah had the following children:
+ 2 M i Richard William Cobcroft + 3 M ii John Frederick Cobcroft 4 F iii Elizabeth Cobcroft was born in 1812. She died in 1894. + 5 M iv George Cobcroft 6 M v James Cobcroft was born in 1807 and died in 1830. He is buried in Wilberforce Right 8 13. [Notes] + 7 F vi Mary Ann Cobcroft + 8 F vii Matilda Cobcroft + 9 F viii Susannah Cobcroft + 10 F ix Sarah Ismena M Cobcroft + 11 M x Enoch Cobcroft + 12 F xi Eliza Cobcroft
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