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John Chapman

John Chapman, one of 170 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, 14 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John 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: Lincoln Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lord Melville
Departure date: 14th November, 1828
Arrival date: 6th May, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: 'General return of convicts in New South Wales 1837'
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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iain Frazier on 26th August, 2019 wrote:

John was born about 1807.
In 1828 he arrived as a convict in NSW on LORD MELVILLE.
In 1829 he is described as from Kirbycum Osbournby.
In 1837 he is described as employed by John (Thompson) at Maitland, age30.

Convict Changes History

iain Frazier on 26th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: 'General return of convicts in New South Wales 1837' (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 521 (262)), gender: m

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