Maurice “Moses” Abraham Cohen was a noted linguist and a pioneer of Jewish Education in Sydney. He also edited some of Sydney’s pioneer Jewish newspapers and campaigned for the rights of Indigenous Australians.
Theodore Krakouer arrived as Convict No 232 at the Swan River in West Australia. Together with his mate, Elias Lapidus, they were both sentenced to 15 years for stealing clothes and money. Their papers were stamped with “state of mind” as being hopeful.