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Chapman, William (1792–1852)

William Chapman was sentenced to life imprisonment for stealing a sheep. He arrived in New South Wales aboard the Fortune in 1806. By 1811 he was living in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania).

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'Chapman, William (1792–1852)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/chapman-william-27735/text35415, accessed 2 December 2020.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1792
Essex, England

Death

29 January 1852
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cultural Heritage
Passenger Ship
Occupation
Convict Record

Crime: theft
Sentence: life