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Benjamin Hutchin

Benjamin Hutchin, one of 212 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 30 April 1852

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Hutchin
Aliases: Hutchins, Hutching
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 4th June, 1824
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 24th September, 1899
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 20 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes at Hertford
Sentence term: 20 years
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 30th April, 1852
Arrival date: 1st August, 1852
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 211 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 440
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

scott young on 3rd June, 2016 wrote:

Hertfordshire : Caught for 3 burlgaries at Furneux Pelham &  Albury with Thomas Saville And Thomas Warman, labourers of Patmore Heath & Albury in early Jan 1851 . Gun discharged during 1 of these .

D Wong on 4th June, 2016 wrote:

Benjamin Hutchin/Hutchings was the son of James Hutchin and Elizabeth Saville and was born in Albury, Hertfordshire, England.

Benjamin was 22 years old when convicted, single, 5’ 3” tall, dark hair, hazel eyes, sallow complexion, slight build, cut on thumb of right hand.

30/12/1856: Married Mary Ann Lewington in Fremantle, Western Australia. They had 4 children.

5/4/1855: TOL
12/11/1859: CP

24/9/1899: Benjamin died of chronic bronchitis, debility and exhaustion, and was buried in Newcastle, Western Australia.

Convict Changes History

scott young on 3rd June, 2016 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation, crime

scott young on 3rd June, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1830 (prev. 0000)

D Wong on 4th June, 2016 made the following changes:

alias1: Hutchins, alias2: Hutching, date of birth: 4th June, 1824 (prev. 1830), date of death: 24th September, 1899 (prev. 0000)

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