This may not be a connection - but, the death certificate for my grandfather had his name as Northcote, so mistakes can be may by officials.
My connection - John (born 1819)and Pricilla (b.1821) Northcott had 4 sons and 1 daughter Williamborn 1839 Lawhitton Cornwall England John Henry b. 1841 Georgeb. 1844 Thomasb. 1847 Elizabethb. 1850
John Henry Northcott joined the British Army and eventually came to Australia with his 2nd wife Annie in 1886. I have no information on the other family members
John Henry and Annie Northcott had 2 sons and 3 daughters. The 1st son, John Lose - born 1873, is my grandfather. The 2nd son, William, was born in Halifax Nova Scotia in 1880, but died at sea when approaching Australia.