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James Chappel, one of 240 convicts transported on the Forfarshire, 24 June 1843
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Cheshire, Nether Knutsford Quarter Sessions
24th June, 1843
12th October, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 239 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 322
||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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Anonymous on 21st September, 2012 wrote:
James Chappel was 18 years old on arrival, he was transported for stealing 1 1/2lbs., of mutton from James Chapman.
James was 5’6 1/4" tall, single, could read and write, protestant, ruddy complexion, brown hair and whiskers, grey eyes, large nose, small mouth and long chin.
All at his native place of Macclesfield.
Jame’s right arm had been broken.
12/1/1845: Released from 1st stage of Probation
15/9/1846: Misconduct in fighting-10 days imprisonment with hard labour. Treadwheel recommended.
29/5/1849: Misconduct in being in the Circus theatre-10 days imprisonment with Hard Labout.
16/1/1850: Passenger on the Shamrock, Launceston to Melbourne (free).
15/6/1853: Steerage Passenger on the Clarence, Launceston to Melbourne (Free).
11/5/1894: Died at 73 Bathurst Street, Hobart, aged 73.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 21st September, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1821-00-00, date of death 1894-00-00, gender m