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Benjamin Griffiths, one of 210 convicts transported on the Emperor Alexander, 06 April 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 37 (20)
||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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Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2019 wrote:
Tasmanian Conduct Report- original conviction -20 March 1832, at Hereford Asizes, for stealing timber. Gaol report - convicted before, Bad character. He stated he had been jailed once before for two months, for a similar offence. Single.
Last entry, dated 27th Nov 1838, “Drunk and in possession of a bag under suspicious circumstances - discharged.”
Civil Registration, Tasmania. (Via Familysearch)
Burial in the parish of Campbell Town, 13 Dec 1838, Benjamin Griffiths, age 30, abode, Campbell Town, Ticket of Leave.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m