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Ebenezer Brittlebank

Ebenezer Brittlebank, one of 180 convicts transported on the Medina, 19 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ebenezer Brittlebank
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1769
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: 19th February, 1839
Age: 70 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: Felony
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Medina
Departure date: 19th April, 1825
Arrival date: 14th September, 1825
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 179 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 273 (138). UK, Prison Hulk Register, 1802-1849, Ganymede, Index, 1814-1833 - HO 9/1(pages 5 and 38).Founders & Survivors
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

Iris Dunne on 17th September, 2017 wrote:

On UK Prison Hulk Ganymede, moored at Chatham, Received from York Castle on 2 February 1825, aged 56, Estimated birth year: abt 1769 - “Has been a Pilfering Thief for Years, 4 times Convicted.”
Date Convicted - 19 January 1825 at Doncaster
charge - Stealing Wearing Apparel.
Family - 2 children, widower
Possible death 19 February 1839, New Norfolk, Tasmania, Registration No.176

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 17th September, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 273 (138). UK, Prison Hulk Register, 1802-1849, Ganymede, Index, 1814-1833 - HO 9/1(pages 5 and 38).Founders & Survivors (prev. Australian Joint Copyin

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