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John Chadwick

John Chadwick, one of 306 convicts transported on the Fortune and Alexander, January 1806

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Chadwick
Aliases: John Taylor
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1767
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 28th June, 1819
Age: 52 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Chester Sessions of Pleas
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Fortune and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1806
Arrival date: 12th July, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 307 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 370
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 9th May, 2020 wrote:

John Chadwick was listed as on the ‘Fortune’.

Chester Courant Cheshire, England
21 Aug 1804:
trials:— John Taylor, alias Chadwick, for stealing two cows.

1806 General Muster:
Convict worker for William Butts on 30 acres at the Northern Boundary.

28/6/1819: Burial date: Buried at the Old Sydney Burial Ground.  Aged 52.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 9th May, 2020 made the following changes:

alias1: John Taylor, date of birth: 1767 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th June, 1819 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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