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Benjamin Howarth

Benjamin Howarth, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Howarth
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1861
Age: 70 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Lancaster Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 11th August, 1830
Arrival date: 12th December, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 457 (231)
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

Kylie Bartley on 1st October, 2012 wrote:

Married Sarah Clarke nee Bellamy in 1844. Sarah was born in the colony to William Zadock Bellamy & Ann Faye.  Son borne 1844 James Howarth

dklaxon on 24th March, 2015 wrote:

Convicted at Lancaster Assizes on 6 Mar 1830 for horse stealing. Sentenced to death later commuted to transportation for life.

Convict Changes History

Kylie Bartley on 1st October, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 1861

dklaxon on 24th March, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1791 (prev. 0000), crime

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