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Richard Cook, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 120
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 18th December, 2016 wrote:
Richard Cook was 25 years old on arrival in VDL - Born Whitchurch, Salop.
Richard was 5’ 6 1/2” tall, light brown eyes, brown hair and whiskers, pale complexion, single.
Occupation: Tinman and Labourer.
1830-1835 Musters: Assigned to Captain Fenton.
By 1836: TOL
29/12/1841 - 13/5/1842 - 18/7/1843: Permission to marry Mary Maher (Mary Anne 1841).
21/8/1843: Married - 2 children, Mary Ann Cook born 10/10/1845, Son born 31/12/1846 - both born Hobart.
1843: Free Certificate.
30/12/1852: Steerage passenger, Launceston to Melbourne per ‘Yarra Yarra’.
Roger Cook on 8th May, 2019 wrote:
Children: two of six survived; Joseph (b 1846) and Daniel (b 1859)
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th December, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime