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William Felmingham

William Felmingham, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Felmingham
Aliases: Filmingham
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Chapman
Departure date: 6th April, 1824
Arrival date: 27th July, 1824
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 142
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

D Wong on 13th July, 2021 wrote:

Listed as Filmingham on his Conduct Record.

Wiliam Felmingham was listed as 26 years old on arrival.

Place of Birth: Watham/Suffolk.

Transported for ‘Stealing wheat’.

Gaol Report
Idle disposition, has been convicted before of a Riot and Misdemeanour.

William was married, wife at Lownorton Parish, 5’0½” tall, brown hair, light brown eyes, large deep scar under right ear, small scar left breast, scar over right eye.

1830 Muster: TOL

22/7/1830: Free Certificate.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 13th July, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Filmingham, date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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