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William Shepherd, one of 180 convicts transported on the Chapman, 06 April 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 143 (73)
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2021 wrote:
Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
Height; 5 Ft 5 1/2 IN
Hair; D. Brown
Age; 27 
Trade; Farm Lab
Trial; Southampton - 8 July 1823 - Life
Native Place; Little Sunburn near Safford
Remarks; Rather deaf
Trial; 8 July 1823 - Life
Transported for stealing sheep from Wm Lane
Wife & 2 children at Little ? near Stafford.
Burials in the Parish of St David’s in the County of Buckingham the Year 1825
Name; William Sheppard [William Shephard]
When Died; 1825, 8 July
When buried; 1825, 12 July
Age; 40 years ** as per register **
Ship’s Name; Chapman
Quality or profession. Convict -
By Whom Ceremony was preformed; Wm. Bedford
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 5th July, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1825 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime