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Benjamin Ruscoe

Benjamin Ruscoe, one of 144 convicts transported on the Adamant, 26 March 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Ruscoe
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Adamant
Departure date: 26th March, 1821
Arrival date: 8th September, 1821
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 143 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 13 (8)
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

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:

gender: m

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