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Benjamin Wynne

Benjamin Wynne, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Wynne
Aliases: Wynn
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1814
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1868
Age: 54 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Salop. Shrewsbury Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts

References

Primary source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/83, page 6). State Archives NSW, TOL butts (Series NRS 12202, Item:4/4223). Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., "Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)", York Convict Hulk at Gosport, Page 62. - 30 September 1849. Newspaper: The Moreton Bay Courier (Brisbane, Qld. : 1846 - 1861), 25 May 1850
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

A. Follower on 17th November, 2019 wrote:

28/4/1847: Convicted at Salop, Shrewsbury Quarter Sessions, Stealing a hedge hook and mittens, Sentenced 7 years transportation.

15/4/1850: Sentenced to 6 months’ hard labour in Brisbane Gaol for robbing a fellow prisoner of wearing apparel.

19/2/1856: Sentenced 3 months hard labour Brisbane Gaol for stealing piece of wire from Mr Eldridge’s fence at Eagle Farm. Further 6 months hard labour in Brisbane Gaol for stealing turkey of Mr Thomas Clarke of Queen Street.

Iris Dunne on 27th November, 2019 wrote:

Ticket of Leave No.50/262 dated 10 May 1850 in the district of Moreton Bay, Trial 28 June 1847

Criminal Register: aged 33, Crime Larceny before convicted of Felony

D Wong on 27th November, 2019 wrote:

Possible marriage:
1862: Married Sarah Ann Anderson, QLD.

Nov. 1864: In Toowoomba, QLD.

1868: Benjamin Wynn died in QLD.
Parents listed as James Wynn and Mary Lee.

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 17th November, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., "Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206)", Yor

Iris Dunne on 27th November, 2019 made the following changes:

source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/83, page 6). State Archives NSW, TOL butts (Series NRS 12202, Item:4/4223). Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great

D Wong on 27th November, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Wynn, date of death: 1868 (prev. 0000)

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