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James Chapman

James Chapman, one of 212 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 30 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Chapman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes at Ipswich
Sentence term: Life
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 30th April, 1852
Arrival date: 1st August, 1852
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 211 other convicts

References

Primary source: 'Convict Shipping & Description Lists Western Australia 1850-1868' Rica Erickson 'Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914'
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

iain Frazier on 27th August, 2019 wrote:

James (known also as John apparantly) was tried in 1848 for arson when sentenced to Life.  He was single & a labourer 5’ brown hair hazel eyes round face fresh complexion stout & the forefinger of his left hand was disjointed.
He received his Ticket of Leave in 1854, his Conditional Pardon in 1859.

Convict Changes History

iain Frazier on 27th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: 'Convict Shipping & Description Lists Western Australia 1850-1868' Rica Erickson 'Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914' (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 449 (227)), gend

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