Item 219 - George Cotton : Superintendent of Police, Glamorgan

Letter from Mrs Webb Notes by Mrs Cotton Notes by Mrs Cotton

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George Cotton : Superintendent of Police, Glamorgan


  • 1864-1973 (Creation)

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Son of Francis Cotton and Anna Maria Cotton. Husband of Margaret Connell and father of Augustine Cotton; George Fordyce Story Cotton; Emily Elizabeth Cotton; Fanny Cotton; Charles Edward Cotton; Margaret Cotton; Agnes Cotton; Female Cotton and Clement Connell Cotton.
Brother of Henry Cotton; Francis Cotton; Anna Maria Mather; Thomas Cotton; Mary May; Suzanne Cotton; John Cotton; Frances Cotton; James Backhouse Cotton; Tilney Cotton; Edward Octavius Cotton; Joseph Cotton and Rachael Salmon.
Appointed Superintendent of Police for the Glamorgan municipality 1864-1870
For more information see :
Voices from the Orphan School: Margaret Connell & St Columba Falls by Dianne Snowden
Tasmanian Ancestry, V35 (2) Sept 2015 p.77

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George Cotton - Superintendent of Police Glamorgan, 1870. Draft petition concerning a witness in case of R. v Baynon, the witness being a servant of the warden of Longford, from G. Cotton who was appointed Superintendent of Police in the Municipality of Glamorgan in 1864. Also copy of character of George Cotton by John Mitchell: a good detective and unsurpassed as bushman (16
Dec. 1870). Also letter from Mrs Webb to Mrs Cotton (21.10.1973) about George Cotton of George's River (Pyengana) and notes by Mrs Cotton.

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