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Sentenced to 7 years
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Keith South on 13th April, 2015 wrote:
George was a native of Fermanagh, 20 and married. His wife Ellen Johnstone or Benson arrived on the Edward in 1929.
Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th February, 2021 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Name; George Benson
Age; 22 
Native Place; Fermanagh
Trade or calling; Pedlar
Trial where & Date; Antrim - 21 March 1828. Stealing Watch
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 3 1/2 in
Completion; Ruddy and Pock pitted
Assigned; John Cunningham, Wilberforce
Additional remarks noted against name; WIFE convicted and expected as Elen Johnstone or Benson.
Convict Changes History
Keith South on 13th April, 2015 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi?requestType=Search&ship=Sophia+(1829) (prev. ), firstname: George, surname: Benson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1807, date of
Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th February, 2021 made the following changes: