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Benjamin Winter, one of 220 convicts transported on the David Lyon, 29 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 352. Tasmanian Archives -convicts
||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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th April, 2013 wrote:
Benjamin Winter was charged and convicted at Hereford on 07/10/1829 for sheep stealing. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania), arriving Aug 1830.
Gaol Report: indifferent character
Single man, Protestant, ploughman.
Assignments: 1834 - Campbell Town
1838 - Morven (Evandale)
1839 - Launceston
1842 - Morven (Evandle)
Ticket of Leave 23/08/1838
Conditional Pardon 08/12/1842 (no. 942)
Convict Changes History
Carol Axton-Thompson on 18th April, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of birth 1801, gender, occupation, crime