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Benjamin Lawrence, one of 250 convicts transported on the General Stewart, 19 July 1818
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th May, 1846
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 74
||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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Sarah on 16th December, 2017 wrote:
Married fellow convict, Bridget Neil in Parramatta
D Wong on 18th December, 2017 wrote:
2/3/1818 Salisbury and Winchester Journal Wiltshire, England:
Benj. Lawrence, for stopping John Gray on the highway in the parish of Romsey, and stealing from his cart a breast of mutton and other property.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
LAWRENCE, Benjamin. Per “General Stuart”, 1818
1819 Oct 4,5: Re permission to marry at Sydney (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.281)
**No marriage found.
11/6/1831: Permission to marry Bridget Neil (Brothers) aged 27 - Condition: Bond.
Benjamin was 36 and had a TOL.
Married at St Johns, Parramatta. (Bridget listed as Neal on the NSW BDM).
1832: Son - George Lawrence born - died 1899 at Cowra (NSW BDM)
1846: Benjamin died in NSW - listed as 65 years old.
1857: Bridget died. (NSW BDM).
Convict Changes History
Sarah on 16th December, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th May, 1846 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime