Convict woman transported per Morley (4) incarcerated in the Parramatta Female Factory.
- Spouse of John Cooper
MARY COOPER, Morley (4), wife of JOHN COOPER, was presented before the Court with her nasal protuberance disordered. It appeared on the oath of the constabulary, that the prisoner had deported herself in a pugilistic capacity towards another of her sex during divine service, on Sunday, while in a state of inebriety. She was therefore sentenced to embellish the stocks for two hours.
See Original: “THE POLICE,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW: 1803 – 1842), Wednesday 19 July 1826, p.3
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MARY COOPER, who had been picked up in the streets when drunk and disorderly, was complained of on Tuesday, by her goodman John, for making away with his his [sic] substance, and getting drunk, not once or twice in a month, but as often as she could raise a sufficiency of the ready “rino,” to satisfy her inclination—Sentenced three months to the Factory, 3d class.
See Original: “POLICE INCIDENTS,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW: 1824 – 1848), Saturday 5 August 1826, p.3
# Third Class