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Samuel Caporn

  • Born: 25 Apr 1794, Buckinghamshire
  • Christened: 29 Apr 1794, Tingewick, Buckinghamshire
  • Marriage: Ann Vaughan Eustace on 4 Jan 1819 in St Mary the Virgin Thame, Buckinghamshire
  • Died: 22 Feb 1868, Freemantle, Western Australia aged 73

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CAPORN, Samuel & Ann
b. 24 April 1794 d. 22 February 1868
b. 12 July 1801 d. 2 January 1869
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Origin: London, England
Departed from: London
Arrived: 20 August 1842
Aboard: Simon Taylor
Accompanied by: 9 Children
First settled in: Fremantle, WA
Original occupation: Relieving Officer of Thames Union
Occupation in Australia: Inn Keeper-Half Way House
On the ship Samuel was responsible for 18 Pankhurst boys and was paid 5 gold sovereigns. The journey took 111 days direct from London. The barque 'Simon Taylor' carried 319 assisted immigrants the largest number WA was to receive at the time. Samuel settled at Halfway House, Pt Walter profited from River Trade. A respected citizen. A verger at St John's Church, Fremantle

Occupations: 1820 Servant, 1821 -1823 Gamekeeper, 1825 Bailiff, 1827 Shopkeeper, Relieving Officer -Thame Union, Boatbuilder, Baker, Clerk
01-02-1845 Publican - Fremantle Fremantle WA, 21-01-1852 Publican - Point Walter WA 03-03-1853 Publican - St George's Terrace - Perth 29-12-1865 Seretary - Fremantle Town Trust


Samuel married Ann Vaughan Eustace, daughter of Joseph Eustace and Ann Shirley, on 4 Jan 1819 in St Mary the Virgin Thame, Buckinghamshire. (Ann Vaughan Eustace was born in 1801 in St Giles, Reading, Berks, England, christened on 21 Apr 1802 in ST MARY THE VIRGIN, THAME, OXFORDSHIRE and died on 2 Jan 1869 in Freemantle, Western Australia.)

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