Anthony Rope, 17591843 (aged 84 years)

Name
Anthony /Rope/
Given names
Anthony
Surname
Rope
Birth about 1759

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Anthony was described as a labourer age 26 in 1785

Immigration January 26, 1788 (aged 29 years)
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Anthony was sentenced at Chelmsford Essex to transportation for seven years on 7 Mar 1785. He was transported aboard the ship 'Alexander'.

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Anthony was tried at Essex Lent Assizes which began at Chelmsford on Mon 7 Mar 1785. He was tried on Thurs morning 10 Mar 1785. "Anthony Rope late of the parish of Rochford in the co. of Essex labourer": Burglary by breaking and entering the house of Robert Gosling "about 7 in the forenoon" on 2 Sep 1784, and stealing: 2 printed cotton gowns of the value of 20 shillings one petticoat made of silk and worsted of the value of 5 shillings one silk neck handkerchief of the value of 18d. one pair of women's leather shoes of the value of one shilling one pair of metal buckles plated with silver of the value of 6d. one man's hat of the value of 6 shillings one fustian frock of the value of 5 shillings one pair of men's leather shoes of the value of 2 shillings one pair of metal silver plated buckles of the value of 1s. one hempen sack of the value of 6d. of the goods and chattels of the said Robert Gosling one pair of men's leather shoes of the value of 5 shillings one pair of silver plated buckles value of 3 shillings One cotton waistcoat of the value of 2 shillings one linen shirt of the value of 6d. 2 silk handkerchiefs of the value of 2 shillings one piece of silver coin of the proper coin of this realm called an Half Crown of the value of two shillings and sixpence one piece of the proper silver coin of this realm called a Shilling of the goods and monies of Robert Bradley in the same dwelling house". He was found not guilty of breaking and entering, guilty of steling goos to the value of 35s. No Chattels. The sentence was seven years transportation. He was transported aboard the ship 'Alexander'.

MarriageElizabeth PulleyView this family
1788 (aged 29 years)
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Name: Anthony Rope Spouse Name: Elizabeth Pulley Marriage Date: 1788 Marriage Place: New South Wales Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales Registration Year: 1788 Volume Number: V A

Census November 1828 (aged 69 years)
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p. 323

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Rope, John, 32, born in the colony, Protestant, farmer, Evan Rope, Maria, 27, born in the colony Rope, Anne, 10, born in the colony Rope, Robert, 7, born in the colony Rope, George, 5, born in the colony Rope, Thomas, 2, born in the colony Rope, Anthony, 65, free by servitude, Alexander, 1788, Protestant, farmer, Evan Rope Elizabeth, 64, free by servitude, P. of Wales, 1788, Protestant Rope, William, 24, born in the colony Rope, James, 6, born in the colony

Death April 20, 1843 (aged 84 years)
Source: Gravestone
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Name: Anthony Rope Death Date: 1843 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1843 Registration Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales Volume Number: V1843609 278

Burial
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Buried at Christ Church

Source: unknown
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transcription of headstone

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SACRED to the MEMORY of ANTHONY ROPE A pioneer of Castlereagh who died April 20 1843 aged 89 years. May his soul rest in peace Remembered by his descendants 1994

Family with Elizabeth Pulley
himself
17591843
Birth: about 1759
Death: April 20, 1843Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
wife
17611837
Birth: about 1761
Death: August 9, 1837Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: 1788Port Jackson, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
12 months
son
1788
Birth: 1788 29 27Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
daughter
17911872
Birth: 1791 32 30New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1872Emu Plains, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
17941794
Birth: February 7, 1794 35 33Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 10, 1794Sydney Cove, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
23 months
son
17951845
Birth: December 22, 1795 36 34Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1845Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
17981882
Birth: March 1, 1798 39 37Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 17, 1882Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
18011883
Birth: about 1801 42 40Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1883Penrith, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
son
18051834
Birth: 1805 46 44Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 18, 1834Castlereagh, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
18081889
Birth: 1808 49 47New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1889Mudgee, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
BirthCobley, John, comp., The Crimes of the First Fleet convicts. Sydney Angus & Robertson: 1970
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Anthony was described as a labourer age 26 in 1785

ImmigrationAncestry.com. Australian Convict Transportation Registers – First Fleet, 1787-1788 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
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Anthony was sentenced at Chelmsford Essex to transportation for seven years on 7 Mar 1785. He was transported aboard the ship 'Alexander'.

ImmigrationCobley, John, comp., The Crimes of the First Fleet convicts. Sydney Angus & Robertson: 1970
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Anthony was tried at Essex Lent Assizes which began at Chelmsford on Mon 7 Mar 1785. He was tried on Thurs morning 10 Mar 1785. "Anthony Rope late of the parish of Rochford in the co. of Essex labourer": Burglary by breaking and entering the house of Robert Gosling "about 7 in the forenoon" on 2 Sep 1784, and stealing: 2 printed cotton gowns of the value of 20 shillings one petticoat made of silk and worsted of the value of 5 shillings one silk neck handkerchief of the value of 18d. one pair of women's leather shoes of the value of one shilling one pair of metal buckles plated with silver of the value of 6d. one man's hat of the value of 6 shillings one fustian frock of the value of 5 shillings one pair of men's leather shoes of the value of 2 shillings one pair of metal silver plated buckles of the value of 1s. one hempen sack of the value of 6d. of the goods and chattels of the said Robert Gosling one pair of men's leather shoes of the value of 5 shillings one pair of silver plated buckles value of 3 shillings One cotton waistcoat of the value of 2 shillings one linen shirt of the value of 6d. 2 silk handkerchiefs of the value of 2 shillings one piece of silver coin of the proper coin of this realm called an Half Crown of the value of two shillings and sixpence one piece of the proper silver coin of this realm called a Shilling of the goods and monies of Robert Bradley in the same dwelling house". He was found not guilty of breaking and entering, guilty of steling goos to the value of 35s. No Chattels. The sentence was seven years transportation. He was transported aboard the ship 'Alexander'.

MarriageAncestry.com. Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
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Name: Anthony Rope Spouse Name: Elizabeth Pulley Marriage Date: 1788 Marriage Place: New South Wales Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales Registration Year: 1788 Volume Number: V A

CensusAncestry.com. 1828 New South Wales, Australia Census (Australian Copy) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
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p. 323

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Rope, John, 32, born in the colony, Protestant, farmer, Evan Rope, Maria, 27, born in the colony Rope, Anne, 10, born in the colony Rope, Robert, 7, born in the colony Rope, George, 5, born in the colony Rope, Thomas, 2, born in the colony Rope, Anthony, 65, free by servitude, Alexander, 1788, Protestant, farmer, Evan Rope Elizabeth, 64, free by servitude, P. of Wales, 1788, Protestant Rope, William, 24, born in the colony Rope, James, 6, born in the colony

DeathGravestone
DeathAncestry.com. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
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Name: Anthony Rope Death Date: 1843 Death Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1843 Registration Place: Castlereagh, New South Wales Volume Number: V1843609 278

BurialSmee, C.J. and Provis, J. Selkirk, comp., The 1788-1820 Association's Pioneer Register, second edition - volume I. Sydney, N.S.W., The Association, 1981
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Buried at Christ Church

Burialunknown
Citation details:

transcription of headstone

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SACRED to the MEMORY of ANTHONY ROPE A pioneer of Castlereagh who died April 20 1843 aged 89 years. May his soul rest in peace Remembered by his descendants 1994