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Benjamin Harelip

Benjamin Harelip, one of 180 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 15 April 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Harelip
Aliases: Hazelip
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 21st July, 1825
Age: 29 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 15th April, 1825
Arrival date: 18th August, 1825
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 180 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 259 (131)
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 14th January, 2017 wrote:

Died of Debility, aged 29 - became melancholy at leaving behind his wife and family - as per ship journal (named Benjamin Hazelip - possible spelling error).  Tried at Bury St. Edmonds.

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 14th January, 2017 made the following changes:

alias1: Hazelip, date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Iris Dunne on 14th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 21st July, 1825 (prev. 0000)

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