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Benjamin Kingman

Benjamin Kingman, one of 338 convicts transported on the Coromandel and Experiment, November 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Kingman
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1777
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Coromandel and Experiment
Departure date: November, 1803
Arrival date: 7th May, 1804
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 337 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 359 (179)
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 May, 2018 wrote:

Benjamin was on the ‘Experiment’

Benjamin Kingman was the son of John Kingman and Anne Unknown.  He was born in 1777 in Chiddingly, Sussex.

25/5/1795: Married Lucy Manser in Maidstone, Kent.
8/8/1796: Anna Mary Kingman born in Chiddingly.

4/12/1803: Transported for life.

1804: Birth of daughter Sarah Jane Manser Kingman in Chiddingly.

1805: Benjamin’s wife remarried in England.

20/3/1805: Absolute Pardon.

No further information found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1777 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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