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Thomas Cooper

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

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Cooper
Aliases: Gipsy Cooper
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Essex Gaol Delivery
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

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 290 Archives.tas.gov.au
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

Ellie Power on 3rd May, 2014 wrote:

Tried at Essex on the 30th Nov 1833, Death, commuted to Transportation for Life for the crime of highway robbery, bad character his family gipsies, married with 3 children,

Convict Changes History

Ellie Power on 3rd May, 2014 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 290 Archives.tas.gov.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 290), alias1: Gipsy Coop

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