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Edward Hooper

Edward Hooper, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Peel, 06 September 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Hooper
Aliases: Edwin
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1826
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir Robert Peel
Departure date: 6th September, 1844
Arrival date: 26th December, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 253 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 183 (93)
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

Sue Tyler on 23rd December, 2017 wrote:

Baptised 9 Jul 1826, Sutton Mallet, Somerset, England to John & Hannah Hooper
1841 UK census Shapwick, Somerset, England with sister Deliah and Aunt Jemima
Convicted 10 Aug 1843, Bridgwater Assizes - stealing/embezzling
Family members including Aunt listed on UK prison record
Hired by E W Wilmore, Longford, Tasmania 1849
Free by servitude apparently by 1852
Believed to have married Eliza Morgan 1853, Longford

Convict Changes History

Sue Tyler on 23rd December, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Edwin, date of birth: 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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