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Benjamin Davidson, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||16th June, 1834
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 123 (64)
||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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Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 wrote:
Benjamin Davidson was convicted at Aberdeen on 20 Apr 1829 for housebreaking and theft. Previous offences. 14yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ship ‘Surrey’ 1839.
Oct 1832 Launceston: Breaking down a door and threatening people with a knife. 2mths imprisonment with hard labour.
June 1833: Drunk & threatening his Service Mistress. 50 lashes.
Executed, Hobart Town 16 June 1834. (ref. Conduct Record.)
Convict Changes History
Nell Murphy on 20th April, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 16th June, 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime