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William Chaplin

William Chaplin, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Chaplin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 25th June, 1828
Arrival date: 18th November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 157 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 425 (214)
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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Anonymous on 15th September, 2011 wrote:

Convicted at Southampton Quarter Sessions for a term of 7 years on 15 January 1828.

Transported on ‘Eliza III’ which departed London, England 25 June 1828 and arrived in Sydney 18 November 1828.

Granted Certificate of Freedom No. 35/0159 on 18 March 1835.

State Records Ref. 4/4326, Film 994

Married Eleanor Ann (Ellen) Lewis, convict per "Burrell (II)"

Anonymous on 18th January, 2012 wrote:

William Chaplin married Emma Hancock Dec 25 1838 in Adelaide South Australia he disappeared soon after.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 18th January, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1821-00-00 (prev. 1793-09-01)

Anonymous on 6th November, 2011 made the following changes:

date of birth 1793-09-01, gender m

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