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Benjamin Baker

Benjamin Baker, one of 134 convicts transported on the Hercules, 24 December 1824

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Baker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: 9th February, 1830
Age: 26 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: No details
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 24th December, 1824
Arrival date: 7th May, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 134 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 242
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th July, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Ship; Hercules
Age - 26
Died - Narellan
Date - 09/02/1830
Remarks: Assigned to H MacArthur
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New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842. Annotated Printed Indentures 1836
No;
Native Place: Horsham
Date of Trial: 14/08/1824
Age 20
Calling; Ploughs
Height; 5 ft. 8
Complexion: Florid
Hair: Flaxen
Eyes; Grey
Remarks; Muddling

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 13th July, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th February, 1830 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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