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Richard Cooper, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, April 1815
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 206
||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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Anonymous on 29th January, 2016 wrote:
Staffordshire Advertiser, Saturday 30 April 1814
“Committed to our county gaol ... Richard Cooper, William Woodroffe and John Summerfield, for breaking not the shop of Mary Foster of Uttoexeter, stealing One £2 Bank of England note, four one pound country bank notes and other articles, the property of the said Mar Foster.
Staffordshire Advertiser, Saturday 06 Augsut 1814
Worcester Journal, Thursday 11 August 1814
“Staffordordshire Summer Assizes .
Richard Cooper, aged 14, William Wodroffe, aged 5, and John Summerfield aged 16, for breaking into the shop of Mary Foster at Uttoexeter and stealing one £2-pound Bank of England note, four £1 Country Bank Notes and other articles, her property. Cooper & Woodroffe - Condemned - reprieved. Summerfield Admittted King’s Evidence.
“Stafford Assizes ... and Richard Cooper and William Woodroffe, for breaking into the shop of Mary Foster at Uttoxeter, were condemned ...
William Woodroffe did not arrive in NSW.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 29th January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime