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Benjamin Johnson

Benjamin Johnson, one of 150 convicts transported on the Caledonia, 05 July 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Johnson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Possession of forged bank note
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Caledonia
Departure date: 5th July, 1820
Arrival date: 17th November, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 149 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 335 (169)
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

Ron Garbutt on 20th March, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 20 March 2020), October 1819, trial of WILLIAM TURNBULL EDWARD MOORE GEORGE WILLIAMSON JOHN BUTLER HEWSON HANNAH GREEN WILLIAM JONES JOHN GREEN THOMAS DOBBINS DANIEL PRING ISAAC TITTERTON JOHN WEBSTER BENJAMIN JOHNSON WILLIAM JACKSON JOHN BAILEY MARY ANN CROFT (t18191027-37).
WILLIAM TURNBULL, EDWARD MOORE, GEORGE WILLIAMSON, JOHN BUTLER HEWSON, HANNAH GREEN, WILLIAM JONES, JOHN GREEN, THOMAS DOBBINS, DANIEL PRING, ISAAC TITTERTON, JOHN WEBSTER, BENJAMIN JOHNSON, JOHN BAILEY, MARY ANN CROFT, Royal Offences > coining offences, 27th October 1819.
1415. WILLIAM TURNBULL , EDWARD MOORE , GEORGE WILLIAMSON , JOHN BUTLER HEWSON , HANNAH GREEN , WILLIAM JONES , JOHN GREEN , THOMAS DOBBINS , DANIEL PRING , ISAAC TITTERTON , JOHN WEBSTER , BENJAMIN JOHNSON , WILLIAM JACKSON , JOHN BAILEY , and MARY ANN CROFT were severally and separately indicted for having in their possession forged and counterfeit Bank notes, knowing them to be forged .

To which indictment they severally and separately pleaded

GUILTY.

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Before Mr. Baron Wood and Mr. Justice Park.

https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/print.jsp?div=t18191027-37

Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 20th March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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