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Benjamin Cooper

Benjamin Cooper, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Cooper
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Wheelwright
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 51 (27)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 4th December, 2020 wrote:

Albion 1823 to VDL. Surgeon’s Journal.
ADM 101/1/8B/1 1823
Folios 5-9: List of 200 convicts embarked on board the ship from HM hulks Leviathan and York, 8 May 1823, (names and details follow), also includes gaoler character references (not recorded below):
Benjamin Cooper, aged 20, convict, trade Wheelwright; where born unknown, offence, house breaking; date of conviction 11 December 1822, where convicted, Chelmsford.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 4th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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