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William Bennett, one of 301 convicts transported on the Royal Admiral, March 1800
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 268
||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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Patricia McGufficke on 26th September, 2018 wrote:
1805-1806 Muster of NSW and Norfolk Island shows William Bennett free by servitude having been tried 20 Feb. 1799 (age 35) at the Old Bailey and sentenced to death for stealing a black horse valued around 50 shillings. Sentence respited to transportation for Life. William, a farmer, was transported 21 May 1799 per the “Royal Admiral 2”.
Convict Changes History
Patricia McGufficke on 26th September, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1764 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime