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William Bennett, one of 156 convicts transported on the Maria, 26 July 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||24th October, 1822
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York West Riding Quarter Session
26th July, 1820
1st December, 1820
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 156 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 349 (176).
Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?detail=1&type=C&id=4502
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 wrote:
William Bennett was convicted at York 13/01/1820 and given a 7yr Transportation sentence. He departed on the ‘Maria’, voyage 11 on 10/08/1820, arriving Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) 01/12/1820.
Married - wife and 1 child at Daw Green, Dewsbury, Yorkshire.
Convict no. 4502.
01/02/1822: Disobedience of orders & neglect of duty & coming to Hobart Town without a pass. - 100 lashes and work 6mths in Gaol Gang.
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th October, 2012 made the following changes:
source, date of death 24th October, 1822, gender