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Caleb Chamberlain

Caleb Chamberlain, one of 150 convicts transported on the Shipley, November 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Caleb Chamberlain
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 19th December, 1806
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Leicester Boro' Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Shipley
Departure date: November, 1821
Arrival date: 11th March, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 106
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

Frank Sandwell on 6th September, 2015 wrote:

Caleb Chamberlain was christened on 13 September 1807 at St Mary de Castro, Leicester, England. His mother was Sarah Chamberlain—no father is recorded. On 14 March 1839 Caleb married Rebecca Keen at Bathurst, New South Wales. Rebecca Keen had been christened on 28 November 1813 at Chalfont St Giles, Buckingham, England.

Convict Changes History

Frank Sandwell on 6th September, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 19th December, 1806 (prev. 0000)

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