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Thomas Cooper, one of 200 convicts transported on the Ann, August 1809
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 427 (213)
||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 23rd July, 2017 wrote:
** TWO THOMAS COOPER’S ON THIS VOYAGE **
THOMAS COOPER, JOHN CARTER, Theft > housebreaking, 12th April 1809.
Offence: Theft > housebreaking
Verdict: Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death; Death
THOMAS COOPER and JOHN CARTER were indicted for feloniously breaking and entering the dwelling house of John Kidgell, about the hour of five in the afternoon on the 8th of April, John Kidgell and others of his family being therein, and feloniously stealing therein, twelve gold seals, value 20 l. his property.
Cooper’s Defence. I am innocent.
Carter said nothing in his defence.
Neither of the prisoners called any witnesses to character.
COOPER, GUILTY - DEATH, aged 19.
CARTER, GUILTY - DEATH, aged 20.
The prisoners were recommended to his Majesty’s mercy by the jury and the prosecutor, on account of their youth.
John Carter was also on board.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 23rd July, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime