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William Chapman

William Chapman, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William 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: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1020 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 148Reg Wright 'Forgotten Generation of Norfolk Island and Van Diemens Land' Carol Baxter 'Musters of NSW and Norfolk Island 1805-1806/1800-1802' 2Vols James Hugh Donohoe 'Norfolk Island 1788-1813-The People and Their Families' Janet Reakes 'How To Trace Your Convict Ancestors -Their Lives Times And Records' R J Ryan 'Third Fleet Convicts-Alphabetical Listing of Names' James Smee in 'Births & Baptisms
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 16th November, 2019 wrote:

William is recorded as tried Kingston 7yrs, transferred to NSW on ALBEMARLE & was transferred to Norfolk Island with wife Ann (??? married England)
on ADMIRAL BARRINGTON in 1792.  They separated or he died, as she was on Norfolk Island in 1805 off stores.
She remarried Joseph (Lewis) private with 102Regiment former marine in 1810 at St Phillips Sydney; who already had 3children from marriage Elizabeth (Lee) convict from LADY PENRHYN on Norfolk Island.  Ann & Joseph returned to UK in 1810 with 1 of the children.

Elizabeth (Lee) has an entry on this Website.

Convict Changes History

iain Frazier on 16th November, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 148Reg Wright 'Forgotten Generation of Norfolk Island and Van Diemens Land' Carol Baxter 'Musters of NSW and Norfolk Island 1805-1806/1800-1802' 2Vols

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