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Robert Cooper

Robert Cooper, one of 200 convicts transported on the Earl Spencer, May 1813

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Cooper
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 15th May, 1777
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: 25th May, 1857
Age: 80 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Robbery
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Earl Spencer
Departure date: May, 1813
Arrival date: 9th October, 1813
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 97 (50)
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

Helen Gulson on 1st August, 2019 wrote:

Son of Francis Cooper and Frances Pilkington.
Husband of 1. Mary Ann Cowley; 2. Elizabeth Kelly; 3. Sarah May

Convict Changes History

Helen Gulson on 1st August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 15th May, 1777 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th May, 1857 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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