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Benjamin Inkston

Benjamin Inkston, one of 270 convicts transported on the Lord Raglan, 03 March 1858

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Inkston
Aliases: Higson, Hinkson
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1838
Occupation: Servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 6 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancashire, Bolton General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 6 years
Ship: Lord Raglan
Departure date: 3rd March, 1858
Arrival date: 1st June, 1858
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 263 (133)
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

D Wong on 21st December, 2012 wrote:

Benjamin was 20 years old on arrival in WA.  He was single, semi literate, protestant, 5’1” tall, brown hair, dark hazel eyes, long face, sallow complexion, middling stout, right eye weak, pock marked, cross on right arm, left collar bone had been broken.

Benjamin had had previous convictions.

15/5/1860: TOL

9/9/1863: COF.

No other records found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st December, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1, alias2, date of birth 1838, gender, occupation, crime

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