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Benjamin Reddick

Benjamin Reddick, one of 170 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 24 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Reddick
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Brickmaker
Date of Death: 9th February, 1835
Age: 24 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 24th November, 1828
Arrival date: 20th April, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 532
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 4th December, 2016 wrote:

26/8/1828 Bristol Mercury Bristol, England:
Gloutcstcr Aasizes.-Benjamin Reddick, for breaking into the house of J. Kttill, victualler. of St. Philip and Jacob, and stealing a quantity of spirituous licquors.

232/8/1828 Oxford University and City Herald Oxfordshire, England:
Benjamin Reddick, for house-breaking. Seven Years’ Transportation.

Benjamin Reddick was 17 years old on arrival - he was born in Bristol.

Benjamin was 5’3” tall, brown complexion, brown hair and eyes, B. R. inside left arm, scar on right side of mouth.

25/12/1834: Was on the Constitution Hill Road Party, from which he absconded.

9/2/1835: Accidentally killed at Constitution Hill.

11/2/1835 The True Colonist, Van Diemen’s Land:
Coroner’s Inquests.— On Monday, the 9th instant, another Inquest was held before the same Coroner at the house of Mr. William Butcher, at Bagdad, on the body of a man named Benjamin Reddick, who was killed by the falling of a bank near Constitution hill.
Verdict — ’ Accidental Death:’—

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 4th December, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th February, 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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