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William CHAPMAN per 'Pitt' 1792


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CHAPMAN William 'Pitt' 1792 Old Bailey

Arrived on vessel 'Pitt' 14 Feb 1792 - Yarmouth Yards 17 Jul 1791 to Sydney - 319 m 49 f cnv 5 chld - 7 f pas
via St Iago, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope - Cargo salt meat

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) - Saturday 16 June 1810 p.2
DIED, this morning between 12 and one, Mr. William Chapman, of High-street, leaving a widow and nine children to lament his loss.

Looking for any details and images.


This looks to be the OB crime..

"WILLIAM CHAPMAN, 23, defendant name in trial of WILLIAM CHAPMAN, Theft > theft from a specified place, 13th April 1791.
183. WILLIAM CHAPMAN was indicted for feloniously stealing, on the 21st of January , four hundred pounds weight of lead, value 40 s. from the parish church of Stepney , belonging to Robert Hughes , John Ran , Isaac Graham , William Watson , and Richard Gob..."

If this is the correct one, there is a tree that has a brief family history, a bit too large, so emailed.

Occupation 1804:

William Chapman (1765-1810)
2 December 1804 High St, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Advertisement, Sydney Gazette for William Chapman's excellent Pyes!"
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Nothing in index or Colonial Secretary's papers re an alleged marriage to Ann Mash/Marsh, apart form this..

Ann Marsh
Event Date: 24 May 1802
Event Description: Convicted of selling spirits without a license
Page: 56

There is this..

Ann Marsh
Spouse: Robert Flannnagan
Marriage Date: 1796
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1796
Volume Number: V A

Ann Marsh
Marriage Date: 27 Nov 1796
Marriage Place: Parramatta, Cumberland, New South Wales, Australia
Spouse: Robert Flannigan

They had permission..
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Ann E Chapman
Birth Date: 1800
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1800
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Father: William Chapman
Mother: Ann Marsh
Volume Number: V1800903 1A

New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists, 1787-1834
Name: Ann Marsh
Arrival Date: Jun 1790
Vessel: Lady Juliana
Fleet: Second
Province: New South Wales
Title: Female
Year(s): 1816
Place of Conviction: London

Thanks Geoff.

It's the right William.

Daughter Ann Eliza married a convict so we will get to him later.

CofE St Philip's Sydney
Bap 1800 June 29 Ann Eliza - William Chapman & Ann Marsh - When Born: March 1 - St.P.SydneyA

'Lady Juliana', a ten years old Whitby built ship of 401 tons burthen, which finally sailed from Plymouth on 29 July 1789, arriving in Port Jackson on 3 June 1790.

Ann Mash/Marsh ran a shop and a steam ferry service on the harbour.

No marriage reg for Williasm & Ann.

According to 'Born in The English Colony of New South Wales 1801-1810'

FSdFS = Free by Servitude - de facto

After William's death she became licensee of "The King's Head Tavern" 1811 Wine & spirits license transferred to her name.

Burial V1823832 8/1823 CHAPMAN ANN AGE 54

Year 1823 Funerals Page 17 St John's Parramatta
No. 832 Ann Chapman Free Aged 54 Yrs Decd. 7 March Interd. 8 March 1823

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Cemetery: Old Sydney Burial Ground NSW
Inscription Id: 11476
Surname: Chapman
Given Names: William
Birth Date: 1765?
Death Date: 18 Jun 1810
Age: 45
Gender: Unknown
Thanks gibbo.

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) - Saturday 16 June 1810 p.2
DIED, this morning between 12 and one, Mr. William Chapman, of High-street, leaving a widow and nine children to lament his loss.

Burial record does not have date of death. That indicates 16th just after midnight but headstone says 15th ?

Page 131 CofE St Philip's Sydney
1810 June 18 William Chapman Abode: Sydney Age: 45 - Where Ceremony performed: Sydney Where Registered: St.PSydneyB.

SACRED to the memory of Mr Wm Chapman Plumber and Glazier who departed this life June 15th 1810.
I can't find Ann on the NSW Records site so can't confirm it was 7 years and Exeter.

Convict Ship 'Lady Juliana' 1790
Embarked 226 women
Voyage: 309 days
Deaths 5
Surgeon's Journal - no
Captain Aitkin
Naval Agent Thomas Edgar
Surgeon Richard Alley

Many were sent direct to the ship from Newgate. Michael Flynn in The Second Fleet: Britain’s Grim Convict Armada of 1790 writes that on 28 February 1789 the Lady Juliana was sent to Gallions Reach, where in March 1789 the first 108 women from Newgate were embarked. More from Newgate came later and on 7th May the Lady Juliana proceeded to Spithead, near Portsmouth, where about 90 women from county goals also joined the ship.

The 'Lady Juliana' was received with great delight when she arrived in Port Jackson on 3 June 1790, ten months after departing England.
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