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Thomas Chapman

Thomas Chapman, one of 219 convicts transported on the Ocean, August 1815

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas 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 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Southampton, Portsmouth Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Ocean
Departure date: August, 1815
Arrival date: 30th January, 1816
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: James McLelland's Researches
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 1st September, 2019 wrote:

Thomas was born about 1790.
At the time of sentencing in 1814 he was age24 5’7” dark ruddy, hair brown, eyes hazel.

iain Frazier on 8th September, 2020 wrote:

Mr Smee shows a Thomas b.1790 dying in 1853 at Mulgoa NSW.

Convict Changes History

iain Frazier on 1st September, 2019 made the following changes:

source: James McLelland's Researches (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 240), gender: m

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