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Benjamin Davis

Benjamin Davis, one of 180 convicts transported on the Lady Feversham, 03 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Davis
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 19th July, 1847
Age: 35 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 Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Sussex Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Lady Feversham
Departure date: 3rd April, 1830
Arrival date: 29th July, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 306
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

D Wong on 4th September, 2016 wrote:

21/12/1829 Sussex Advertiser East Sussex, England:
Benjamin Davis, 17, charged with having robbed Stephen Holman of four half-crowns, on the King’s highway, at Waldron.

28/12/1829 Sussex Advertiser East Sussex, England:
Benjamin Davis, for robbing Stephen Hotmail the King’s highway at Waldron, of four half-crowns.— Transported for Life.

1844: TOL Port Macquarie

1844: Bank Warrant

19/7/1847: Convict Death Register: Bejamin died at Port Macqarie.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th September, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th July, 1847 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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