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William Orpin

William Orpin, one of 156 convicts transported on the Princess Royal, 28 September 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Orpin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1802
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1838
Age: 36 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Bedford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Princess Royal
Departure date: 28th September, 1822
Arrival date: 9th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 213 (107). http://www.hawkesbury.net.au
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

Nell Murphy on 18th March, 2017 wrote:

William ORPIN was convicted at Bedford, England 14 March 1822. 7yr transportation sentence. Sent to New South Wales, Australia per the ship ‘Princess Royal’ 1823.

D Wong on 19th March, 2017 wrote:

22/3/1822 Cambridge Chronicle and Journal Cambridgeshire, England:
HUNTINGDONSHIRE ASSIZES
William Wright, Thomas Johnson, and William Orpin, for stealing sundry articles from a dwellinghouse at Harrold.

Colonial Secretary Papers:
ORPIN, William. Per “Princess Royal”, 1823

1823 Mar 17: On list of convicts landed from the “Princess Royal” and forwarded to Windsor for distribution Reel 6010; 4/3507 p.460)

1823 May 1: On list of Government men in the employ of William Cox of Hobart Ville (Fiche 3062; 4/1834B No.73 p.445)

1825 Aug: On lists of convicts in the employ of Joseph Onus of Richmond; in 1823 and 1824. Listed as Orfind and Orphin (Fiche 3148; 4/1843B No.613 pp.913, 915)

1825 Oct 8: Convict in the service of Mr J Onus of Richmond at the last two musters; listed as Orphim (Reel 6015; 4/3515 p.403)

1827: TOL
25/5/1829: COF

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 18th March, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 213 (107). http://www.hawkesbury.net.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 213 (107

D Wong on 19th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000), crime

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