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life span was 61 years*
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Sentenced to 14 years
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Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th February, 2013 wrote:
Richard Chempkins was tried and convicted at camp court martial near Deisa on 09/12/1846. 14 yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land on the ‘Salween’ arriving 1848.
Previous: Insolent and insubordination. Ct. Martial for firing my piece through my hand. 4mths. Absent - 100 lashes.
Native Place: Edmonton
Single man; Protestant; not literate; labourer/soldier; 5’6 1/2”; 23yrs of age; sallow complexion; brown hair; Hazel eyes; lost forefinger left hand.
Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Darlington, Maria Island (off east coast). 9mths.
1849: J. Archer, Middle Plains
1849: Collins, Westbury
1850: G, Westbury.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th February, 2013 made the following changes:
convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime