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Date of Birth: 25th March, 1810
Occupation: Groom
Date of Death: 14th January, 1880
Age: 69 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Wilts Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Burrell
Departure date: 22nd July, 1830
Arrival date: 31st December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Richard Chapman who arrived on the Burrell from England in 1830:

21 years of age on arrival, could read and write, was Protestant and a Single man. His native place was Wiltshire and his trade was Groom. His crime was House Breaking and he was tried in Salisbury on the 6th March 1830 and received a Life sentence.It was this Richard who obtained permission from the Governor in 1844 to marry Margaret.

Convict Indent for Richard Chapman "Burrell" 1830
Fiche 677 Page 24
reads, Name, Age, Ship, Sentence, Status, name, age, Ship, age, Sentence (CF
Came Free) Status, Year, Clergy, District

Name: Richard Chapman Alias Richard Broad Chapman.
Age:21
Education: None (?)
Religion: ?
Married Single
Native Place: Wiltshire
Trade/ calling Groom
Offence: Housebreaking
Where tried: Salisbury
When tried: 6 March 1830
Sentence: Life
Former Convictions: None(?)
Height: 5ft71/4inches
Complexion: Ruddy Fellow
Hair:Brown
Eyes:Grey

He obtained a Ticket of Leave in 1840 Number40/2153 for the Maitland area-which you can copy from
Arrival of the Burrell
from Plymouth 27th Jul 1830
to NSW 19th Dec 1830
Vessel: Burrell
master: Metcalf, Jn
Background
primary sources: AO 2/8246p177 [2418]
Source: GRK
Ref: e-10828

SALISBURY AND WINCHESTER JOURNAL21 September 1829

Committed to Fisherton Gaol

Frederick KELLOW and James DREDGE charged with having (in company with Rd. CHAPMAN now in Devizes Old Bridewell) broken into and robbed an outhouse belonging to Jeremiah MORGAN at Warminster.

8 March 1830 Committed for trial

Frederick Kellow, James Dredge and Richard Chapman for breaking into the dwelling house of Jeremiah Morgan at Warminster and stealing two casks of butter, 13 casks of yellow soap and other articles,

15 March 1830 SALISBURY ASSIZES

Transportation for life

Frederick Kellow, James Dredge and Richard Chapman for breaking open and-robbing the house of Jeremiah Morgan at Warminster.

29 March 1830

The following convicts sentenced to transportation at our last assizes were on Monday removed from Fisherton Gaol and put on board- -the Captivityhulk atDevonport, viz-FrederickKellow
Jas. dredge Richard Chapman Richard Withers and George Goodwin to beTransported for life.
There is no mention of when Richard Chapman was removed from the Bridewell to Fisherton Goal, nor any details of his origins,

Calendar of Prisoners for Trial at The Lent Assizers 1830
Prisoners in County Goal of Eisherton Anger, Devizers and Marlborough.

Richard Chapman age,
Comitted by W Temple, Esq. charged on the oaths of Jeremiah Morgan and others, for that he together with one James Dredge with having entered the building belonging to the dwelling house of the said Jeremiah Morgan and feloniously stole two casks of Iris Butter 13 casks of yellow soap and other articals; the property of the said Jeremiah Morgan of Warminster.
Warrent dated 15 th Sept. 1829
Devizes Session 12 Jan. 1830.
More About Richard Chapman:
Burial: 16 January 1880, Kingstown Bundarra Nsw..
More About Richard Chapman and Margaret Phoebe Newell:
Marriage: 09 January 1845, Black Creek, Bulwarra; Clifden; Hinton; Morpeth; Maitland; Hunter., Chur.1


Richard Chapman who arrived on the Burrell from England in 1830:

21 years of age on arrival, could read and write, was Protestant and a Single man. His native place was Wiltshire and his trade was Groom. His crime was House Breaking and he was tried in Salisbury on the 6th March 1830 and received a Life sentence.It was this Richard who obtained permission from the Governor in 1844 to marry Margaret.


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