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Benjamin Winter

Benjamin Winter, one of 220 convicts transported on the David Lyon, 29 April 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Winter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Stealing a sheep
Convicted at: Hertford Special Session of Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: David Lyon
Departure date: 29th April, 1830
Arrival date: 18th August, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 220 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 352. Tasmanian Archives -convicts
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

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

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