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William Willis Cooper

William Cooper, one of 190 convicts transported on the Phoenix, 04 March 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Willis Cooper
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Porter
Date of Death: 21st May, 1868
Age: 67 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 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Phoenix
Departure date: 4th March, 1828
Arrival date: 14th July, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 190 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 321 (162)
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

Kylie O'Gorman on 17th April, 2013 wrote:

Cart Robbery
Trial date: 16-2-1827 at London
Height: 5 Feet
Ruddy complexion
Trade: Porter/butcher
Prisoner number: 28/1170
Applied ticket of leave No 33/102 dated 11-3-1833

Convict Changes History

Dave Winter on 27th March, 2013 made the following changes:

firstname William Willis (prev. William), date of birth 1801, gender, crime

Kylie O'Gorman on 17th April, 2013 made the following changes:


Shereen Hinds on 1st June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 21st May, 1868 (prev. 0000)

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