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William Chapman

William Chapman, one of 272 convicts transported on the Perseus and Coromandel, January 1802

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Chapman
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1810
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Perseus and Coromandel
Departure date: January, 1802
Arrival date: 14th August, 1802
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 251 other convicts


Primary source: Carol Baxter 'Musters of NSW and Norfolk Island 1805-1806/1800-1802' 2Vols
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 19th August, 2019 wrote:

William’s ship seems to have been the COROMANDEL.
William rented 50acres of Ryan/100acres of Wood/crops/hogs in 1806; he was Free By Servitude.  He is recorded in muster 1811.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th March, 2021 wrote:

1817 - New South Wales, Convict List. New South Wales.
Name; William Chapman
Ship; Coromandel - June 1802
Trial; Warwick - March 1797
Sentence; Expired 1804
Remarks; DEAD

Australia, Death Index,
Name: William Chapman
Death Date: 1810. Death Place: New South Wales. Registration Year: 1810
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales. Volume Number: V18102517 2A

Convict Changes History

iain Frazier on 19th August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Carol Baxter 'Musters of NSW and Norfolk Island 1805-1806/1800-1802' 2Vols (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 312)

Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th March, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1810 (prev. 0000)

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