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Benjamin Proverbs, one of 240 convicts transported on the Emily, 25 June 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Hereford Quarter Sessions
25th June, 1842
24th November, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 239 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 125 (64)
||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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Wendy Storey on 5th February, 2016 wrote:
After sentence expiry, became a farmer at Paddys Scrub - Deloraine district - Tasmania. Married 1855. Had 1 son with wife (George) and 2 daughters with his step daughter.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Storey on 5th February, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1878 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation