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Jeremiah Cooper

Jeremiah Cooper, one of 230 convicts transported on the Arab, 22 February 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jeremiah Cooper
Aliases: Denny (alias)
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 10th April, 1835
Age: 24 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 22nd February, 1834
Arrival date: 30th June, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 228 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 296
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

D Wong on 4th November, 2017 wrote:

Real name Jeremiah Cooper.
Jeremiah Cooper was 22 years old on arrival in VDL.  He was born in Wybistone W Stowmarket.

Jeremiah was 5’8” tall, light brown hair, grey eyes, ring pricked ring finger right hand, single.

10/4/1835: Jeremiah died at the Colonial Hospital, Hobart and was buried on the 14/4/1835

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th November, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Denny (alias) (prev. Denny (Alias)), date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 10th April, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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