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Eliza Chapman

Eliza Chapman, one of 144 convicts transported on the George Hibbert, 22 July 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Eliza Chapman
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 17th February, 1846
Age: 32 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Theft~simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: George Hibbert
Departure date: 22nd July, 1834
Arrival date: 1st December, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 144 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 403 (203)
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 6th March, 2018 wrote:

17/2/1846: Convict Death Register - Eliza Chapman died in the district of Bungonia, NSW.

D Wong on 6th March, 2018 wrote:

Old Bailey:
ANN GILBY, ELIZA CHAPMAN, SARAH ATTFIELD, Theft > simple larceny, 2nd January 1834.
Offence: Theft > simple larceny
Verdict: Guilty; Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Transportation

Sarah Attfield and ann Gilby arrived on the ‘Edward 1834’

D Wong on 3rd September, 2019 wrote:

Iain Frazier on 21st August, 2019 wrote:

She was recorded as being employed by F (Irwin) at Sydney in 1837.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 6th March, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1814 (prev. 0000), date of death: 17th February, 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

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