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Benjamin Price

Benjamin Price, one of 172 convicts transported on the Florentia, 14 August 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Price
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Farm servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Florentia
Departure date: 14th August, 1827
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 172 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 265 (134)
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 15th January, 2016 wrote:

Benjamin Price was 29 years old on arrival in NSW.

1832: TOL Windsor
31/5/1834: COF

Tony Beale on 20th August, 2020 wrote:

Jane Delahunt in the New South Wales, Australia, Convict Applications for the Publication of Banns, 1828-1830, 1838
Name: Jane Delahunt
[Jane Malone]
Gender: Female
Birth Year:abt 1813
Arrival year:1834
Arriving Vessel: Florentia 1
Spouse Name:Benjamin Price
Spouse Gender:Male
Spouse Birth Year:1799
Spouse Age:39
Spouse Arrival Year:1828
Spouse Vessel: Andromeda 4
Marriage Year: Abt 1838
Application Date:15 Aug 1838
Application Place:Saint Johns Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
He had a letter from police advising of the death of his wife. He was described as of good character. She was a spinster and on a bond and living at the Female Factory with two children.

Ben was a farmer, a widow and was free.  There is a note stating that the approval is taking a long time

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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