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George Hooper

George Hooper, one of 389 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 10 August 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Hooper
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Wood turner
Date of Death: 14th November, 1900
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 15 years

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: Bristol City General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 10th August, 1842
Arrival date: 28th November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 390 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 174
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

Thomas Dowling on 3rd July, 2015 wrote:

George Hooper married Anne Delaney in 1848. Details of family available on Colonial Tasmanian family links page.
George got a ticket of leave on 03/04/1849.Anne delaney got a TOL on 05/06/1849.
George then ran a wood turning business and exhibited works at international exhibitions wining a numbers of awards.
Their daughter Hannah Hooper married John Henry Carroll in Melbourne in 1882 and died in 1891 . John carroll and Hanah had 5 children their daughter married my Grandfather.
Will post additional information later.

Thomas Dowling on 3rd July, 2015 wrote:

George Hooper died at his daughters place in Ascot Vale Melbourne on 14/11/1900 aged 80.
Anne Delaney died 25/8/1888 in Hobart aged 60.
George and Anne had 12 children, 4 appear to have died in infancy.
I also have a family tree for the first 4 generations if that is helpful and can be posted on the site.

Convict Changes History

Thomas Dowling on 3rd July, 2015 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

Thomas Dowling on 3rd July, 2015 made the following changes:

date of death: 14th November, 1900 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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