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Benjamin Fentum

Benjamin Fentum, one of 262 convicts transported on the Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander, January 1787

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Fentum
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1760
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lady Penrhyn, Scarborough and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1787
Arrival date: 22nd January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 293 other convicts

References

Primary 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
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 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

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