Davis, Deborah
Entry 1838 Sex: F Alias:
Born: 1764 at :
Bapt: at:
Died: 7 April 1829 at: Clarence Plains, Van Diemens Land
Buried: - April 1829 at: St David's, Hobart, Van Diemens Land

Conviction Details

Status on Arrival: Convict Ship: Lady Juliana - 1790
Crime: Steal a quantity of jewellery from a house at Chislehurst Sentence: Death commuted to 7 years
Tried at: Maidstone, Kent Trial Date: 17 March 1788

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Known Number of Marriages/Partners 2 Known Number of Children 0
Entry Partners Name Marriage Date Marriage Place FGS
9219? Chapman, William Neat Cohabited on Norfolk Island from 1791
2003? Broughton, John 7 May 1810 St David's, Hobart, Van Diemens Land

April 1788 - Reprieved to transportation for seven years
May 1789 - Embarked on the 'Lady Juliana' transport
August 1790 - Sent to Norfolk Island from Port Jackson
November 1791 - Deborah was associated with William Neat CHAPMAN shortly after his arrival on the island. He was the storekeeper at Phillipburg and a personal friend of the KING's, often staying in their household, where Deborah was employed as a domestic servant
June 1794 - Recorded as a servant in the Lieutenant Governor's household. She was unmarried with one unidentified child
December 1795 - Returned to Sydney on the 'Francis'. She appears to have returned to Norfolk Island shortly afterward
1801 - William Neat CHAPMAN, secretary to Governor King, transferred to Deborah a life interest in a land grant he had received on Norfolk Island. This grant was 9 acres at Phillipburgh, on Cascade Creek (lot #113). Deborah returned to Norfolk Island in 1805 to take possesion of this land.
May 1808 - Left Norfolk Island on the 'Estramina', bound for Van Diemens Land
1809 - Listed as occupying a 50 acre land grant at Clarence Plains with John BROUGHTON (they married the following year)

1819 - John and Deborah were no longer listed as landholders but were both mentioned in the 1822 Muster.
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