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Benjamin Collins

Benjamin Collins, one of 190 convicts transported on the Anna Maria, 06 March 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Collins
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Essex. Chelmsford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Anna Maria
Departure date: 6th March, 1848
Arrival date: 7th August, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land or Port Phillip
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts

References

Primary source: England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/78, page 248. The National Archives, Kew, UK Prison Commission Records 1770-1951, PCOM 2. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 269 (136)
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 1st February, 2021 wrote:

Criminal Registers: aged 26, Trial 20 Oct. 1846 for Sheep Stealing

Pentonville Prison, Middlesex, Register of Prisoners, Admission 31 Dec. 1846, Aged 26, Married with 1 child, Weight 10 stone, 13 pounds, Offence Stealing one ewe

Index: aged 27, Trade Farm Labourer/Shoemaker

michael collins on 2nd February, 2021 wrote:

During transportation Benjamin contracted Febris Intermittens (Fever) between 06/04/1848 and 21/04/1848’

Convict Changes History

michael collins on 1st February, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 1st February, 2021 made the following changes:

source: England & Wales Criminal Registers HO27/78, page 248. The National Archives, Kew, UK Prison Commission Records 1770-1951, PCOM 2. Ancestry. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 269 (136)

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