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James Bennett, one of 150 convicts transported on the Woodman, 01 December 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 317 (160)
||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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Colleen McKenna on 15th August, 2019 wrote:
James Bennett (19 yo) and Charles Rosetta (17 yo) were convicted at the Old Bailey on 19th May 1825 for stealing a silk handkerchief from Mr. George Nutley Searle in Fleet Street, London, although neither lad was seen touching the handkerchief which was found on the ground. Both were sentenced to Transportation for Life.
Convict Changes History
Colleen McKenna on 15th August, 2019 made the following changes: