Free Settler or Felon
Convict and Colonial History

Convict Ship Duchess of York - 1807

Captain A. Forest.


The Duchess of York arrived in Port Jackson on 4 April 1807 with two prisoners of the crown:

Richard Sorrell, tried in Madras on 25 April 1804. Sentenced to 7 years transportation

Anthony Madeira, tried in Bombay in June 1803 . Sentenced to 7 years transportation[1]


The Duchess of York departed Sydney bound for Calcutta on 9 May 1807[2]


[1] Convict Indents, State Archives NSW; Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4003A]; Microfiche: 627

[2] Sydney Gazette 7 June 1807