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James King

James King, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sir William Bensley, 09 October 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James King
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1777
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 28th May, 1818
Age: 41 years

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Sir William Bensley
Departure date: 9th October, 1816
Arrival date: 10th March, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 299 (151)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th May, 2021 wrote:

Burials in the Paris of St David’s Hobart -
No; 274
Name; James King
When Died; 26 May 1818
When Buried; 28 May 1818
Age; 41
Ship’s Name;  Sir Wm Bensley
Remarks;  Convict

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 25th May, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1777 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th May, 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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