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Benjamin Buckle

Benjamin Buckle, one of 260 convicts transported on the Surrey, 09 April 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Buckle
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1823
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Theft
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 9th April, 1834
Arrival date: 17th August, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 261 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 337 (170)
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

Anonymous on 13th June, 2012 wrote:

Benjamin Buckle was 11 years old when indicted for stealing 7 caps, value 7s., the goods of James Spencer.  William Crew, stated age 18, but apparently had a wife was indicted for receiving the goods from buckle.  Bothe were transported.

20/10/1841: COF

The only other reference I could find was from the Gaz. 14/5/1902, which would have made Benjamin 79 years old was; Yesterday morning a man named Benjamin Buckle whose occupation was stated to be that of a rat-catcher was taken to the Sydney Hospital in a semi concious condition by Constable Pearce.  Buckle was found by the officer in Riley Street, Woolloomooloo.  He is said to have no fixed place of abode.

No death, marriage, or children on the BDM.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 13th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1823-00-00, gender m

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