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Henry Cope, one of 168 convicts transported on the Jupiter, 31 December 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 522
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913, https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18321018-28-defend386&div=t18321018-28#highlight
Tasmanian Names Index under Cope, Henry
||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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Colin Hollow on 13th July, 2021 wrote:
From Old Bailey records webpage
2233. HENRY COPE was indicted for stealing, on the 3rd of October , 1 handkerchief, value 3s., the goods of William Bent , from his person .
WILLIAM BENT . I am a coal-merchant . I was in Cockspur-street on the evening of the 3rd of October - I felt a tug at my pocket; I turned and seized the prisoner: he dropped my handkerchief behind him, from under his coat - there was another person with him, who ran away; this is my handkerchief.
JAMES COMPTON (Police-constable C 67). I took the prisoner; I found another handkerchief on him, which he said was his own, and had no mark on it, but I found it marked with two letters.
Prisoner. He took hold of another person and then took me, and said I had picked his pocket, which I had not; he said, “I have let several such as you go: I will give you in charge.”
Convict Changes History
Colin Hollow on 13th July, 2021 made the following changes:
convicted at, source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 522
The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913, https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18321018-28-defend386&div=t18321018-28#h