Bill CooperWilliam Cooper (1857-1941 son of Richard Cooper and Hannah Bancroft) and Eleanor Evans (1857-1918 dau of George Evans and Ann White) married in Wales, moved to Australia and had five children who survived to adulthood. They came on the Duke of Westminster which arrived in Moreton Bay, Brisbane, Queensland, on 6 July 1886. Eleanor would have been pregnant with their first child born in Australia; James Henry Cooper.

1. Anne COOPER, b. 16 Aug 1878, d. 1 Feb 1879
2. George Brancroft COOPER, b. 24 Oct 1881, d. 10 Feb 1884
3. William COOPER, b. 30 Aug 1884, d. 17 Sep 1884
4. James Henry COOPER, b. 21 Jan 1887, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 20 Jun 1963
5. Thomas Stewart COOPER, b. 7 May 1889, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 17 Jun 1957, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
6. Lillian Ethel COOPER, b. 13 Aug 1891, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 14 Aug 1928
7. Rose COOPER, b. 18 Aug 1893, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 17 Sep 1893, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
8. Treacy COOPER, b. 22 Jun 1895, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 30 Jul 1895, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
9. Edwin Herbert COOPER, b. 20 May 1897, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 24 Dec 1984, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
10. Winifred Violet COOPER, b. 23 Mar 1900, Davis St, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location, d. 25 Jul 1989, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location

 

Ambrose Cooper (1790 - 1848)

Ambrose COOPER (1790 - 1848 son of Richard Cooper and Anne Pocock) was a butcher in Bath, Somerset. He married Sarah Jones and they had the following…

Edwin Herbert Cooper (1897-1984)

Edwin Herbert Cooper (1897-1984) did not marry. He was known as Bert, and lived mostly in Sydney.

James Henry Cooper (1887-1963)

James Henry Cooper (1887-1963) married Gertrude Pike (1880-1969) and they had four children. He was known as Harry Cooper. These are their children:…

Lillian Ethel Cooper (1891-1928)

Lillian Ethel Cooper (1891-1929) married William Birdseye and they had only one child who lived to adulthood. These are their known children: 1. Edna…

Overview

The Australian connection to the Cooper family of Bath, Somerset, England, starts with William Cooper (1857-1941 son of Richard Cooper and Hannah…

Richard Cooper (1830-1889)

Richard Cooper (1830-1889 son of Ambrose Cooper and Sarah Jones) was a butcher (as his father was before him) living in Bath, Somerset. He married…

Thomas Stewart Cooper (1889-1957)

Thomas Stewart Cooper (1889-1957) married Jessie Swanson and they had three children. He was known as Stewart Cooper. These are their children: 1.…

Winifred Violet Cooper (1900-1989)

Winifred Violet Cooper (1900-1989) married George Nunn and had 11 children. She has my maternal grandmother.