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Robert Banham

Robert Banham, one of 250 convicts transported on the Prince George, 20 December 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Banham
Aliases: Benham12
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farmers man
Date of Death: 17th December, 1898
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Essex Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Prince George
Departure date: 20th December, 1836
Arrival date: 8th May, 1837
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 422
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

Myra Allan on 16th August, 2015 wrote:

Robert received his pardon in 1850 changed his name to Benham and married Margaret Rowan, daughter of Andrew Rowan and Mary Thorburn,14/8/1850 at Bathurst NSW

Convict Changes History

Myra Allan on 16th August, 2015 made the following changes:

alias1: Benham12, date of death: 17th December, 1898 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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