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William Coppin

William Coppin, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 15 July 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Coppin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 4th January, 1832
Age: 20 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 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: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 15th July, 1831
Arrival date: 26th November, 1831
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 137 (71)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842
Name: William Coppin
Age: 19. Est. Birth Year:  abt 1812
Date of Conviction: 19/03/1831 (19 Mar 1831)
Place of Conviction: Ipswich
Vessel: Surrey (1) 1831
No; 130
Read & Write; Single; Religion; Protestant
Native Place; Suffock
Calling; Shepherd, Ploughs, Reaps, Milks
Offence; House breaking
Date of Trial: 10 Mar 1831
Sentence; Life
Height; 5 ft. 2 3/4 inches
Complexion; Dark Sallow
Hair Dark Brown
Eyes; Light Brown
Noted against name; Died. Liverpool Gen Hospital 5 Jan 1832

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st November, 2020 wrote:

1831 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register,
William Coppin
Ship; Asia, written next to this entry “Surry”
Age - 20 . Born; 1812
Died - 4th Jan 1832
District - H. M. Hospital. Liverpool

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th January, 1832 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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