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Benjamin Hinks, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 05 July 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Middlesex Gaol Delivery
5th July, 1820
17th November, 1820
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 149 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 335 (169)
||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 16th August, 2012 wrote:
Benjamin Hinks was 24 years old and was transported for stealing a saddle, value 40s., the goods of George Sherward, a horse dealer.
James Francis was found guilty of receiving the same saddle, and was transported for 14 years, he was 45 years old.
There were many punishments; assaulting a Doctor, disobeying orders, being drunk, and stealing Â£43 from Johnathan Smith-discharged. This was the last entry in the conduct record.
Living in Launceston;
8/2/1822: Was overseer of goal gang, Launceston.
3/8/1822: appointed as a Constable at George Town by the Commandant at Port Dalrymple.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 16th August, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1795-00-00, gender m