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George Chaproniere

George Chaproniere, one of 192 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, 01 July 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: George Chaproniere
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Constable
Date of Death: 1899
Age: 88 years

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 Life

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Surrey Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal Admiral
Departure date: 1st July, 1830
Arrival date: 8th November, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 193 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 431 (218)
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

Tom Hazell on 23rd May, 2016 wrote:

resided in Berrima, died 24/9/1899
conditional pardon granted 30/7/1847
Served as pound keeper in Berrima 1850’s
Married Harriet Elizabeth Dustan 8/2/1844

Margaret Weston on 13th February, 2020 wrote:

George married again on 13 October 1883, Berrima, Margaret Smith widow of Thomas Smith (Marquis of Hastings (3)).  She was known as Harriet Owen (Henry Wellesley) but on Thomas Smith’s disappearance in 1854 changed her name to Margaret Smith.  Her DC has the two husbands for confirmation.  Margaret died 1900

Margaret Weston on 13th February, 2020 wrote:

On his arrival George was indentured to Lewis Morgan of Kissing Point.

Margaret Weston on 13th February, 2020 wrote:

George was arrested for stealing a necklace and was convicted at Newington on 7th June 1830 he was sent to the “Hulk” Hardy at Portsmouth till 25th June 1830 when he was put on the Royal Admiral bound for NSW.

Convict Changes History

Tom Hazell on 23rd May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1899 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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