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Benjamin Fentum, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Old Bailey. State Archives NSW, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4003; Microfiche: 615 & NRS 1150; Item: SZ115; Microfiche: 620). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 4
||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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Iris Dunne on 15th September, 2019 wrote:
Many records at The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London’s Central Criminal Court - online.
Was charged with John Fentum (possible brother/father) 4 June 1783 for Highway robbery but was pardoned. John was hanged.
Convict Index: aged 28, ship Scarborough, conviction 10 Oct.1783
Convict Changes History
Iris Dunne on 15th September, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Old Bailey. State Archives NSW, Indents (NRS 12188; Item: 4/4003; Microfiche: 615 & NRS 1150; Item: SZ115; Microfiche: 620). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 4 (prev. Australian Joint