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Benjamin Cartwright, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 270
||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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Anonymous on 1st June, 2011 wrote:
he was a miner
Anonymous on 20th May, 2012 wrote:
Benjamin Cartwright was transported for stealing a cow. He was 23 years old, could read, Protestant, single, no previous convictions, 5’5.5" tall, ruddy complexion, hazel eyes, and brown or black hair. Remarks: weak eyes.
26/5/1829: Absconded from Hyde Park Barracks.
1838L TOL Campbfelltown
NSW BDM records a death in 1847, there is no marriage or children for Benjamin that I could find.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 20th May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1804-00-00, gender m
connieguy on 21st October, 2014 made the following changes: