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James Chapman, one of 345 convicts transported on the Sir George Seymour, 04 November 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Ken Griffin 'Transported Beyond the Seas-Hertfordshire to Australia'
Keith M Clarke 'Convicts of Port Phillip District'
||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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iain Frazier on 25th August, 2019 wrote:
A James of Aspden Hertfordshire was born about 1823.
In 1842 he was accused of stealing a lamb & sentenced 7yrs or 10yrs Hertford Quarter Sessions. He reads & writes and was sent to Pentonville prison to be taught trade of shoemaker.
In 1845 he was sent to Port Phillip (Geelong) on SIR GEORGE SEYMOUR. He was given Conditional Pardon and engaged by Mr (Roadknight) Geelong.
Convict Changes History
iain Frazier on 25th August, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Ken Griffin 'Transported Beyond the Seas-Hertfordshire to Australia'
Keith M Clarke 'Convicts of Port Phillip District' (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 216), gender: m
D Wong on 25th August, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1819 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime