John Hooper, Convict "Mary" 1821

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John Hooper

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Husband of Phoebe (Wilson) Hooper, Convict "Burrell" 1832

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About John Hooper, Convict "Mary" 1821

John Hooper

Baptism: only one found so far that is not included in Census

  • Name: John Hooper
  • Gender: Male
  • Baptism Date: 22 May 1778
  • Baptism Place: Calstock, Cornwall, England
  • Father: Joseph Hooper
  • Mother: Hannah
  • FHL Film Number:1545380

NAME: JOHN HOOPER AGE: 23 – born about 1798

CRIME: 18th October 1820

TRIED: 24 March 1821, Launceston Assizes

SENTENCE: Life CRIME: Breaking open the house of Hugh Best of Cardingham and stealing therefrom

GAOL REPORT:

CRIMINAL REGISTER: John Hooper, Cornwall Lent Assizes 1821, Housebreaking, Sentence of Death recorded; Reprieved

HULK REGISTER: No 5465 – John Hooper, 23, born about 1798, Launceston Assizes 24 March 1821, Felony, sentenced to transportation for Life, sent to NSW August 1821; received onboard prison hulk “Captivity” moored at Portsmouth on 24 May 1821

SHIP: Mary II – departed Portsmouth 5 September 1821, arrived Sydney 23 January 1822, a voyage of 140 days, carrying 176 male convicts (176 landed). Master Charles Arcoll, Surgeon John Rodmell

CONDUCT RECORD –

  • Crime: Housebreaking and stealing
  • Probation: Assignment:
  • 28 Jan 1822 – On list of convicts landed from “Mary” and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (NSW State Archives, Colonial Secretary’s Papers)

Ticket of Leave:

  • 1829 - 29/921 – District of Evan, Tried Cornwall Assizes (NSW State Archives)
  • Ancestry.com:
  • No 29/921, 10 December (1829)
  • John Hooper
  • Mary (2), Arkell, 1822
  • Native place/trade or calling/offence
  • Trial: Cornwall Assizes, 24 March 1821, Life
  • Allowed to remain in the District of Evan
  • Notes written vertically through ticket:
  • Cancelled

Restored, vide No 41/955

  • 1841 – 41/955 – District of Port Phillip, Tried Cornwall Assizes (NSW State Archives)
  • Ancestry.com:
  • No 41/955, 3 April 1841
  • John Hooper
  • Mary (2), 1822
  • Trial: Cornwall Assizes, 24 March 1821, Life
  • Allowed to remain in the District of Port Phillip on recommendation of the Port Phillip Bench
  • Dated December 1841

Pardon:

  • 1842 – No 866 – John Hooper, Mary (2) 1822, Cornwall, 24 March 1821, Life, Authority of the

Regulations of May 1835

MUSTERS –

Ships Muster – Mary II, 1821:

  • John Hooper, Cornwall Assizes 21 March 1821, Life
  • 1822 Convict Muster:
  • John Hooper, Convict, Mary, Life, Government Servant to Wm King, Parramatta (HO 10/36)
  • 1825 Convict Muster:
  • John Hooper, Convict, Mary 1821, Life, Government Servant to Mr King at Melville (HO 10/19)
  • 1837 Convict Muster:
  • John Hooper, 38 (born about 1784), Mary 1822 (HO 10/33)

APPLICATION TO MARRY INDEX - 1832:

  • Name: John Hooper (Mary 2), aged 35, sentence Life, condition Ticket-of-Leave
  • Name: Phoebe Wilson (Burrell), aged 20, sentence 14 Years, condition Bond
  • Date of Permission: 22 December 1832
  • Clergyman: Revd S. Marsden
  • Place: Parramatta-NSW
  • Ref: NRS 12212, 4/4508, fiche 780
  • (NSW State Archives)

MARRIAGE:

  • 1833 – John Hooper and Phoebe/Phebe Wilson, C

http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/emigrant_pdfs/hooper_john_1821.pdf

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