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Joseph Bentley

Joseph Bentley, one of 158 convicts transported on the Eliza, 25 June 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Bentley
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: 1865
Age: 78 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 25th June, 1828
Arrival date: 18th November, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 158 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 427 (215)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Geoff Bentley on 27th March, 2016 wrote:

Married to Betty Sellor 18 Apr 1808 in Birstall, Yorkshire, England.

Convict Changes History

Geoff Bentley on 27th March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1865 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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