Robert VOYCE/Sarah COOPER (Convict Ships) (Documents Articles)

by m p griffiths @, Monday, October 29, 2012, 08:11 (2916 days ago) @ george

There were no deaths on the journey to Perth in 1863

http://members.iinet.net.au/~perthdps/convicts/index.html


If you search for Clyde - you can also get physical descriptions of George & Thomas COOPER

i.e.

COOPER - George - single
Collier, no children, 5'7 Inches - light brown hair, grey eyes, full face - sallow complexion, middling stout, scar on head

COOPER - Thomas - married
Collier, 4 children 5' 9 inches - brown hair, light blue eyes, round face - fresh complexion, middling stout, slightly pock pitted.

- so he must have known about Lucy born in 1862

GWILLIAM - Thomas
Farmer, no children 5' 4 and a quarter inches, light red & scant hair, blue eyes, oval face, sallow complextion


can't see a Richard ROBERTS on this list (quarryman), but there is a

ROBERTS - James - stone mason etc., but looking at the other Clyde site - he was charged at the Gloucester General Quarter Sessions. Appears to be convicted of Sheepstealing with previous conviction of felony (14 years transportation)

Single, no children, 5' 9 and a half inches, tall, red hair, grey eyes, long face, red complexion, stout, pockpitted.

Gloucestershire Gen Database: James ROBERTS, age 35, Stone Cutter, Coleford, date of trial - 12 January 1862.

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1871 Census, Shortstanding

Richard ROBERTS - 42 Coalminer (now ill) -
Amelia ROBERTS - 33
Hannah ROBERTS - 2
Sarah ROBERTS - mother - widow - midwife, born English Bicknor

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The chart goes across and gives, build, registration number, distinguishing marks etc. 29 of the convicts are 'pockpitted' out of 320.

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'I think the second marriage of Sarah is this - 15 September 1872, Robert VOYCE/Sarah COOPER' nee JONES


1911 Census, Wales

Shortstanding, Coleford - living in 4 rooms


Robert VOYCE, 69 - born Gloucester - labourer, quarryman, retired.
Sarah VOYCE - 77 - married 38 years, no children, born Christchurch, Coleford


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1861 Census, Joyford Hill


COOPER

Thomas - 31
Sarah - 27
Thomas - 8
Emily - 4
George - 2
Thomas WORGAN, 69 boarder


1871 Census, West Dean

Thomas JONES - 76
Sarah COOPER - widow - 36
Thomas COOPER - 18
George COOPER - 12
Lucy COOPER - 9 (christened 24 April 1862) - married John LAWSON, 13 March 1887, father: Thomas COOPER (deceased)


1881 Census, Shortstanding

Sarah VOICE - 46
George COOPER, son 22


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The Clyde arrived in Perth


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'George & Thomas: they are the children of William & Hannah'


1841 Census, Dean Forest, Joyford

COOPER

William - 35 Coalminer
Hannah - 35
William - 15
Joseph - 12
Sarah - 10
Thomas - 8
John - 5
George - 6 months


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