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Jane Chappel

Jane Chappel, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lucy Davidson, 10 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Chappel
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Servant of all work
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Simple larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lucy Davidson
Departure date: 10th July, 1829
Arrival date: 29th November, 1829
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 100 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 108
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

Roger Churm on 28th April, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings April 1829

JANE CHAPPEL ,Theft simple larceny
9th April 1829

971.Jane Chappel,was indicted for stealing,on the 9th of April,1 pewter pot,value 1s.6d., the goods of Mark Cullingford.

MARK CULLINGFORD.I am a publican,and live in York street,Marylebone.The prisoner was brought to my house with this pot,which is mine;she was quite a stranger.

CHARLES SAGE.On Thursday night last,I was informed a woman had taken a pot from the door,I went out,and followed the prisoner up William street-I took her with this pot under her shawl.

Prisoners Defence.I stopped to tie up my stocking,a man and a woman came by;the man put his face close to mine,and I took up the pot which stood there merely to pretend that I stooped for that-I had not gone many yards when this gentleman took me.

GUILTY.Aged 29

Transported for Seven Years.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2022 wrote:

1829 - Name; Jane Chappel
Age; 30 years. Read & write, Protestant. Widow - 2 Children. ONE ON BOARD
Native Place; Liverpool
Trade or calling; All work & Needlewoman
Offence; Stealing Pots
Trial; London - 9 April 1829. 7 years
Height; 5 ft 3 in
Noted against name;

Ticket of Leave; 32/704

1833 - New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry,
Name: Jane Chappel
Age: 31 [1802] . Ship; Lucy Davidson. 7 years. Ticket of Leave.
Spouse: John Addy. Age; 40. Ship; Atlas 3. Life, Ticket of Leave
Granted -  3 Jan 1833. Reverend; CPN Wilson, Newcastle

1833 - Australia, Marriage Index,
Name: John Addey. Spouse: Jane Chapel
Date: 1833 - Hoxham, Newcastle, New South Wales
Volume Number: V

1836 - Conditional Pardon; C36/1010

Convict Changes History

Roger Churm on 28th April, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th January, 2022 made the following changes:


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