Item 128 - Birth Certificate : Mary Cotton

Open original Digital object

Identity area

Reference code



Birth Certificate : Mary Cotton


  • 1827 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1 documents

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Mary Cotton was born on 23 December 1827 in Shoreditch, Greater, London. Died 20 May 1886 at Sandford, Tasmania. Daughter of Frances and Anna Maria cotton, sister of James Backhouse Cotton. Married William May of Sandford where they established an orchard

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Depositied in the University of Tasmania Archives in 1987 by E. Frances Cotton

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Birth certificate of Mary, daughter of Francis Cotton, carpenter and Anna Maria Cotton in Spitalfields, Middlesex, England, 23/12/1827.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

May be consulted for research

Conditions governing reproduction

This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

HE Mar2019




Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places