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William Chipperfield

William Chipperfield, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Chipperfield
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1803
Occupation: Labourer
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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 15th April, 1825
Arrival date: 18th August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 259 (131)
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

Paul Chipperfield on 5th March, 2019 wrote:

Convicted 27/03/1824 in Bury St. Edmunds. From UK prison Hulk register.

D Wong on 6th March, 2019 wrote:

7/4/1824 Bury and Norwich Post Suffolk, England:
Wm. Chipperfield and H. Botson, both aged 19, for burglariously stealing a quantity of provisions and two canisters containing copper coin, from the house of Mrs. Hanna Brown, of Lowestoft; Death.

Henry Botson arrived NSW per ‘Mangles 1824’.

1828 Census: William Chipperfield, aged 25, Labourer, assigned to John Galt Smith, Woodville, NSW.

14/11/1833: TOL Paterson.

25/11/1835: Aged, 32, at Maitland, permission to marry Jane Tyler - allowed.

1836: Married Jane Tyler - Maitland district. - No children found.

19/3/1836: TOL holder living 7 miles from Wighton’s estate ‘Brandon’.

1837: TOL Holder, Paterson.

15/10/1840: Recommended for a CP
1/1/1841: CP

1867:  Bailliere’s Official Postal Directory p.143 - Farmer at Hinton, NSW.

1872: Greville Postal Directory, NSW:
Farmer at Hinton, NSW.

**Possible death:
1889: William Chipperfield, aged 85 years, died at Woodville, Morpeth, NSW.

Jane Chipperfield, died 1895, West Maitland.

Paul Chipperfield on 8th March, 2019 wrote:

Marriage to Jane Tyler was on 30/4/1835.

Convict Changes History

Paul Chipperfield on 5th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 6th March, 2019 made the following changes:


Paul Chipperfield on 8th March, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1803 (prev. 1805)

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