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Benjamin Abbott

Benjamin Abbott, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Abbott
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 15th April, 1833
Age: 35 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 1st April, 1822
Arrival date: 24th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 149 (76)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

D Wong on 18th February, 2019 wrote:

Old Bailey:
Theft: animal theft.
24th October 1821
Verdict Guilty
Sentence Death

BENJAMIN ABBOTT was indicted for stealing, on the 13th of September, at Paddington one mare, price 2 l.; one cart, value 3 l., and one set of harness, value 10 s, the goods of Samuel Martin.

GUILTY. - DEATH. Aged 23.

1833: TOL Williams River

15/4/1833: Convict Death Register - Benjamin died at the General Hospital, Sydney.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th February, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 15th April, 1833 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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