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Benjamin Middleton, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Salop Quarter Session
5th May, 1836
31st August, 1836
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 399 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 270
||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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Kaye Steedman on 22nd February, 2016 wrote:
Benjamin stole 3 ducks from a deceased neighbour, the neighbour’s brother took him to court.
First placed for 2 years on hulk Justitia, the. To NSW! He worked as a blacksmith , married Caroline Smith ( first wife deceased 1842) then sailed back to England where he had a Blacksmith Business in Yorkshire, immigrated back to Australia, with daughter Sarah, now married to Thomas Bott and adopted son James, on ship Moffatt, arriving 22 aug 1856.
Convict Changes History
Kaye Steedman on 22nd February, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1872 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime