Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

Benjamin King

Benjamin King, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 255 (128)
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If Benjamin King was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about Benjamin King?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

D Wong on 28th March, 2013 wrote:

Benjamin King was 27 years old when transported. His occupation was a Farmer/Labourer.

1840: TOL Bathurst
12/4/1942: TOL Passport, Bathurst Bench.

31/3/1842: Was a witness to a shooting at the house of Patrick Grady at Brisbane Valley near Bathurst.

1/7/1843: CP - Recommended by Sir James Dowling.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 28th March, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804, gender, occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au