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Benjamin Revell

Benjamin Revell, one of 290 convicts transported on the Earl Grey, 27 July 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Revell
Aliases: Revill
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1847
Age: 40 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 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York. West Riding Quarter Session
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Earl Grey
Departure date: 27th July, 1838
Arrival date: 21st November, 1838
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 289 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 319 (161)
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 8th July, 2018 wrote:

Benjamin ‘Revell’ was the brother of Charles Revill (Exmouth 1831 to NSW and Albert Revill/e Lady Nugent 1836 to VDL).

No crime found for Benjamin.

1847: NSW BDM - Benjamin Revell died aged 40.

Charles Revill committed suicide in 1845.
Albert Revill/e - got his COF and went to NSW where he died, also in 1847 - His wife and 3 children stayed in Tasmania.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th July, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Revill, date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1847 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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