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Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guildford, 04 April 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Harrison
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1825
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 4th April, 1822
Arrival date: 15th July, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 164
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

Maureen Withey on 30th January, 2021 wrote:

Benjamin Harrison, charged upon oath with feloniously stealing, from the shop of Jonathan Wilson, in Sheffield, a quantity of sugar, and other articles, his property
Leeds Intelligencer. 9 July 1821.

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2021 wrote:

York Assizes.
... and B. Harrison, for stealing from a shop; severally received sentence of death To them his Lordship intimated mercy would be extended, but it was impossible they could be allowed to remain in the country.
Lancaster Gazette, 25 Aug 1821.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd August, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. Year - 1825
Name; Benjamin Harrison
Age; -
Class; Convict
Ship; Guildford - 1822 - 14 years **
Remarks\Assigned; DIED - May 1825 - Port Macquarie

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 30th January, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 22nd August, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1825 (prev. 0000)

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