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Benjamin Simpson

Benjamin Simpson, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Simpson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1787
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Norfolk. Boro of King's Lynn Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Malabar
Departure date: 14th June, 1819
Arrival date: 30th October, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 171 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 182
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th September, 2021 wrote:

1825 - Certificate of Freedom. 180/4531
Date; 27 October 1825
Ship; Malabar 1 - 1819
Age; 38
Native Place; Boston
Trade or calling; Seaman
Trial; 26 Oct 1818
Height; 5 ft. 6 in
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Dark Ruddy
Remarks; Had a Ticket of Leave No; 673/893 now delivered and cancelled

1825 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; Benjamin Simpson
Age; No Details
Class; F. S.
Vessel; Malabar - 1819 - 7 years
Employment/Remarks; LEFT the Colony

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 29th September, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1787 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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