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Benjamin Winch

Benjamin Winch, one of 280 convicts transported on the Norfolk, 12 May 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Winch
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 9th September, 1892
Age: 75 years

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: Stealing
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Norfolk
Departure date: 12th May, 1835
Arrival date: 28th August, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 281 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 58. Linc, Description List (CON18-1-18) and Conduct Record (CON31-1-47). Australia Death Index. Ancestry.
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

Iris Dunne on 7th May, 2018 wrote:

Convicted: 3 July 1834

Description List: No.1965, Trade: Labourer & Undertaker, make a Womans Shoe, Age: 18

Conduct Record: Transported for stealing a string of beads, Gaol Report: here before & convicted, Hulk Report: Good, Single, Stated this Offence: Robbing my Master of a Necklace (Thos Reynolds) once for a Saddle tree 6 Weeks, Single, Surgeon’s report: Good, Free Certificate No.494/1846
http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON31-1-47,238,117,F,56

Marriage application: 1840 to Ann Mcgowan (ship Majestic) (possibly not approved)

Death: 9 September 1892 - Name: Benjn Wynch, Birth Year: abt 1832, Age 60, at Sale Hospial, Victoria, Father: Unknown, Registration Year: 1892 in Victoria, Registration No.11861.

Burial: 10 September 1892, Sale, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, Name: Benjamin Lynch, Location 10 Free A. plot 76

Lots of details and possible photo on Ancestry, Parker-Estoppey Family Tree

Convict Changes History

Glenda Carr on 7th May, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 7th May, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 58. Linc, Description List (CON18-1-18) and Conduct Record (CON31-1-47). Australia Death Index. Ancestry. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Mic

Iris Dunne on 7th May, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 9th September, 1892 (prev. 0000)

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