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Benjamin Barnes, one of 280 convicts transported on the Ramillies, 25 April 1854
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||31st December, 1831
||Mason and labourer
|Date of Death:
||1st December, 1913
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 81 (42)
||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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Anonymous on 9th August, 2011 wrote:
Name: Benjamin Solomon Barnes, Convict 3125, sentenced to life, for Firing a stack. Convicted in Oxford. Occupation: Mason. Distinguishing marks: Tatoo of anchor on back on right hand and ring on 3rd do. 19 Year old at time of conviction.Trial date 1851.
Yvonne Freebairn on 2nd January, 2016 wrote:
Benjamin Solomon Barnes, Born in Bloxham, Oxfordshire, England. Convicted of firing a hay stack, at Oxford assizes on the 16.07.1851. Given the sentence of life and transported to Fremantle in the Swan River Colony of Western Australia. Benjamin died in Coonabarabran in New South Wales, Australia.
Convict Changes History
mick thompson on 1st February, 2015 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1831 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1913 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Yvonne Freebairn on 2nd January, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 31st December, 1831 (prev. 1831), date of death: 1st December, 1913 (prev. 1913), crime