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Benjamin Thomas

Benjamin Thomas, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Thomas
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Labourer
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: Unknown
Convicted at: Worcester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Baring
Departure date: December, 1818
Arrival date: 26th June, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 134
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

Tony Beale on 11th November, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, 1826-1851
Granted 12/12/1834 Ann Neill 20 bond (7yrs) per ship to marry Benjamin Thomas 34 free (7yrs) per ship Baring

D Wong on 11th November, 2020 wrote:

Benjamin Thomas was 20 years old on arrival.

Native Plae: Worcestershire.

Benjamin was 5’4½” tall, florid complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes.

25/8/1825: COF

22/10/1834: Permission to marry Catherine Gallagher (Caroline) - Catherine was 25, married with 1 child - Benjamin was 34 and free.

24/11/1834: Permission to marry Ann Neal, (Southworth) - Ann was 20 and on bond - benjamin 34 and free.

1835: Married Mary Ann O’Niel at St. Phillip’s, Sydney.
1844: Mary A

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 11th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m

D Wong on 11th November, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 1800), occupation, crime

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