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Benjamin Ruscoe, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Stafford Quarter Sessions
26th March, 1821
8th September, 1821
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 143 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 13 (8)
||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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Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 wrote:
Adamant: Surgeon’s Log: National Archives ADM 101/1/2/2 1821
Folio 1: 19th March 1821; received eighty convicts from the Justitia, No sick.
Folios 23-25: Benjamin Ruscoe, aged 27, convict, taken ill at sea; sick or hurt, fever, headache, slight pain in his back and considerable pain in his limbs; put on sick list 28 May 1821, discharged 1 June 1821.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 23rd December, 2019 made the following changes: