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Benjamin Birmingham, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th January, 1829
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 178
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th July, 2020 wrote:
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Death Register, 1826-1879
Age - 44
Died - Sydney
Date - 05/01/1829
Remarks: St Phillips Sydney
D Wong on 12th July, 2020 wrote:
Star (London) London, England
18 Mar 1819:
Joseph Knipe, Thomas Smart, John Ward, and Benjamin Birmingham, were indicted for burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of John Springate, in the night time, between the 27th and 28th October last, in the parish of Linton, and stealing therefrom twenty-two pieces of Irish linen, a large quantity of tea and tobacco, worth in the whole about £160.
The case went to the Jury under the Learned Judge’s directions, and they found all the prisoners Guilty___Death.
Joseph Knipe on board.
Thomas Smart on board.
John Ward on board.
Benjamin Birmingham was listed as 35 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Lymington.
Benjamin was 5’5¾” tall, fair pale complexion, brown hair, dark eyes.
29/12/1827: TOL - Sydney - pale ruddy complexion, brown to grey hair, grey eyes, lame of right leg.
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 12th July, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 5th January, 1829 (prev. 0000), gender: m
D Wong on 12th July, 2020 made the following changes: