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Benjamin Hill, one of 200 convicts transported on the York, 11 August 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 392
||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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Anonymous on 24th June, 2012 wrote:
married susan smith
daughter maria sarah hill
Anonymous on 25th June, 2012 wrote:
Benjamin was 19 year old, pockpitted, light grey eyes, brown hair 5’5 3/4" tall, single, crucifix inside right arm, merd inside left arm.
Conduct Record: From 30/7/1833, AWOL, insolence, bad language damaging his bedding, taking his Master’s horse and riding it in the streets of Hobart, drunkenness etc up to 1842, resulting in, Tread wheel, hard labour, solitary on bread and water, transportation extended 12 months, 3 years and put in Road Gangs etc.
25/2/1834: Colonial Times Hobart. Hobart Town Police Report: Mr John Petchey appeared voluntarily to answer the complaint of his assigned servant Benjamin Hill - for not providing him with sufficient shoes - complaint dismissed - Hill was returned to the Public Works and recommended to be assigned to the interior.
10/3/1835: Ordered 3 years to a road party for absconding.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 24th June, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1813-00-00, gender m