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Benjamin James

Benjamin James, one of 240 convicts transported on the William Metcalf, 23 May 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin James
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1778
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1855
Age: 77 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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Westminster Barracks Court Martial
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Metcalf
Departure date: 23rd May, 1834
Arrival date: 4th September, 1834
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 240 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 372
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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Convict Changes History

Maie Bob James on 30th October, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1778 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1855 (prev. 0000)

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