Convict William Benbow

M, b. circa 1795, d. 27 March 1843
ConvictY
ReferenceB-2371-Wc
Last Edited16 Feb 2019
     Convict William Benbow was born circa 1795 at Parish of Claines, Worcestershire, England.1 He in October 1816 at Michaelmas Sessions, Worcester, Worcestershire, England,
Ordered that it be entered among the records of this court that William Benbow, Thomas Dooley and John Howles are indicted for an assault on Edward Walter plead not guilty and enter into recognizance of twenty pounds each. He in January 1817 at Epiphany Sessions, Worcester, Worcestershire, England,
On the motion of Mr Peake of Counsel and by consent ordered that the recognisances of William Benbow, Thomas Dooley and John Howles in xxxxx for their appearance at this session to try their traverse on a Bill of Indictment found against them for an assault on Edmond Walker be and the same are hereby respited till the next Session. He was convict on 14 October 1822 at Michaelmas Sessions, Worcester Court, Worcester, Worcestershire, England,
William was convicted for stealing.

JURORS REPORT
First Case – Worcestershire:
The jurors for our Lord the King, upon their Oath present, That William Benbow late of the Parish of Claines in the County of Worcester Labourer. On the seventh day of October in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Two with the force and Arms, at the County Claines aforesaid, in the County of Worcester aforesaid, One Deal Board of the value of Four Shillings One board of the value of four shillings, of the Goods and Chattels of Richard Heming and Henry Rowe then and there being found then and there feloniously did steal, take and carry away, against the Peace of our said
Lord the King, his Crown and Dignity.

Second Case - Worcester shire:
JURORS REPORT
The jurors for our Lord the King, upon their Oath present, that William Benbow late of the Parish of Claines in the County of Worcester Labourer. on the Seventh Day of October in the third year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Fourth by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, with Force and Arms, at the Parish of Claines aforesaid, in the county of Worcester aforesaid, Seventeen Trusses of Hay of the Value of Twenty shillings of the Goods and Chattels of Archibald Cameron then and there being found, then and there feloniously did steal, take and carry away, against the peace of our said Lord the King, his Crown and Dignity.

THE SENTENCE
Ordered that William who has been tried and found guilty of stealing seventeen Trusses of Hay of the Value of Twenty Shillings the property of Archibald Cameron. One Deal Board of the value of four shillings and one board the property of Richard Heming and Henry Rowe to be transported to some or one of his Majesty’s Plantations beyond the seas for the term of seven years.
Ordered that the treasurer of the County of Stock do and shall forthwith pay or cause to paid to the aforesaid Archibald Cameron the sum of three pounds eighteen shillings for and towards his costs and expenses in the above presentation and also the sum of two pounds and eleven shillings to Messieurs Heming and Rowe for and towards their Costs and Expenses in the said prosecution.

NEWSPAPER REPORTS
1. William Benbow aged 30 years, for stealing hay and corn, the property of Archibald Cameron Esq. of Saint Martin’s, in this city – seven years transportation. (The last mentioned prisoner was also indicted, but not tried, for stealing a board, the property of Messrs. Heming and Roe, of this city)

2. CALENDAR FOR THE COUNTY contains twenty prisoners for trial
Committed to our county gaol, by the Rev. John Foley and Rev Robert Clifton, William Benbow, charged with stealing a quantity of hay and straw, the property of Archibald Cameron, Esq. of this city, and also charged with stealing a deal board, the property of Messrs. Hemming and Roe, of this city

3. TRANSPORTED FOR SEVEN YEARS – William Benbow, Boatman, for stealing 17 trusses of Hay the property of Archibald Cameron, Esq. from the cowshed at Shrubs Hill. He was also indicted, but not tried, for stealing a board, the property of Messrs. Hemming and Rowe. He appeared to receive his sentence with much pleasure, and thanked the Chairman.
William spent several months on a Prison Hulk in England, before being sent to Van Dieman’s Land (Tasmania). A Prison Hulk was an old disused ship. The prisoners were selected from these for each ship leaving, beginning with the worst offenders and topped up with the rest of the convicts.

William’s Description:
William was described as 27 years of age, five foot two and a half inches (1.59 metres) brown hair and brown eyes, and of stout build. A boatman from Worcester.

He was transported 18 March 1823 on the convict transport ship 'Competitor 1' from England to Hobart, Van Diemen's Land, Australia

William, was one of 157 convicts. Master William Ascough (first voyage) in charge of the vessel.

TRANSPORTATION RECORD:
Transported for stealing hay.
Gaol Report, Second conviction, Disorderly
Hulk Report, Orderly
Conviction this offence, stealing hay once before on suspension.
F. + W. + 3 Ch at Worcester. ( This means a father, a wife and three children at Worcester).
A Glove maker in N.P. (We have been told this means his father was a Glove maker in his native place). He arrived 3 August 1823 Hobart, Van Diemen's Land, Australia, from England. He finished his seven year conviction on 31st October 1829. on 31 October 1829 at Van Diemen's Land, Australia. He married Rebecca Hancock circa 1831. Convict William Benbow was Labourer in 1843. He died on 27 March 1843 at Snug, Van Diemen's Land, Australia. He was buried on 30 March 1843 at Van Diemen's Land, Australia, It is believed he is buried in the Cornellian Bay Cemetery as Snug Cemetery was not opened until the 1850’s.

Family

Rebecca Hancock b. c 1795, d. 24 Apr 1859
Children

Citations

  1. [S160] Website: Tasmanian Pioneer Index.

William Arthur Benbow

M, b. 22 May 1903, d. 6 December 1967
FatherArthur William Benbow b. c 1883, d. 1948
MotherEthel Larvis Treloar d. 1941
Last Edited17 Jan 2018
     William Arthur Benbow was born on 22 May 1903 at Richmond, Victoria, Australia, Birth Registration No 20747.1 He married Kathleen Maud Hutt in 1934 at Victoria, Australia.2 William Arthur Benbow died on 6 December 1967 at Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, at age 64.3

Family

Kathleen Maud Hutt b. 9 Jul 1906, d. 26 Mar 1995

Citations

  1. [S32] Website: Victorian BDM Edwardian Index 1902 - 1913.
  2. [S48] Website: Victoria Registrar Births, Deaths and Marriages.
  3. [S13] Website: Victorian Death Indexes 1921-1985.

William Charles Benbow

M, b. 14 April 1922, d. 3 February 1957
FatherMervin Richard Benbow b. 20 May 1891, d. 15 Jan 1955
MotherLynda Grace Thomas b. 28 May 1895, d. 19 Apr 1961
Last Edited22 Apr 2009
     William Charles Benbow was born on 14 April 1922 at Portland, Victoria, Australia. He died on 3 February 1957 at Portland, Victoria, Australia, at age 34 Death Registration No 18351.1 He was buried circa 5 February 1957 at Heywood Cemetery, Grave No 336, Heywood, Victoria, Australia.2

Citations

  1. [S13] Website: Victorian Death Indexes 1921-1985.
  2. [S40] Website: Heywood Cemetery Records.

William Claude Benbow

M, b. 29 January 1915, d. 16 June 1992
FatherEdwin Ernest Benbow b. 21 Dec 1886, d. 25 Mar 1962
Last Edited22 Apr 2009
     William Claude Benbow and Marie Bernadette Kinnane Victorian BDM Microfiche Marriage Index Marraige Registration No 5615
William Claude Benbow and Marie Bernadette Kinnane
Heywood Cemetery Records at website
http://members.datafest.net.au/marrtronics/HEYWOOD1.HTM
Grave No 215. William Claude Benbow was born on 29 January 1915 at Portland, Victoria, Australia, Birth Registration No 4514.1 He married Marie Bernadette Kinnane on 21 January 1936 at Heywood, Victoria, Australia. William Claude Benbow was buried in 1992 at Heywood Cemetery, Grave No 214, Heywood, Victoria, Australia.2 He died on 16 June 1992 at Heywood, Victoria, Australia, at age 77.

Family

Marie Bernadette Kinnane b. 21 Jan 1919, d. 29 Jan 2001
Child

Citations

  1. [S29] Website: Victorian BDM Great War Index 1914 - 1920.
  2. [S40] Website: Heywood Cemetery Records.

William Edward Benbow

M, b. 1881, d. 1881
FatherChristian Culmsee b. 1862, d. c 3 Nov 1932
MotherLouise Benbow b. 1862, d. c 27 Aug 1938
Last Edited10 Jul 2009
     William Edward Benbow died in 1881 at Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia. He was born in 1881 at Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, Birth Registration No 8895.1

Citations

  1. [S33] Website: Victorian BDM Pioneer Index 1836 - 1888.

William George Benbow

M, b. 22 May 1948, d. November 1973
FatherAlbert George Benbow b. 25 Mar 1921, d. 17 Dec 2004
MotherDorothy Grace Herberson b. 16 Sep 1929, d. 30 Mar 1995
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     William George Benbow was born on 22 May 1948. He died in November 1973 at Richmond, Victoria, Australia, at age 25 Death Registration No 29300.1,2 He married Suzanne Pamela Allen in 1996.

Family

Suzanne Pamela Allen b. 28 Feb 1951, d. 1972

Citations

  1. [S13] Website: Victorian Death Indexes 1921-1985.
  2. [S14] Website: Victorian Inquest Index.

William James Benbow

M, b. 20 November 1885, d. 28 July 1941
FatherWilliam Benbow b. c 1860, d. 1942
MotherElizabeth Mary Holman b. 8 Apr 1867, d. 17 Jan 1945
Last Edited10 Aug 2014
     William James Benbow was born on 20 November 1885 at Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, Birth Registration No 25088.1 He married Gladys Myrtle Gray on 12 January 1911 at Victoria, Australia.2 William James Benbow died on 28 July 1941 at Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, at age 55 Death Registration No 19161.3 He was buried on 30 July 1941 at Eaglehawk Cemetery, Section Mon A4 Grave 206, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.4

Family

Gladys Myrtle Gray b. 20 Dec 1893, d. 17 Feb 1956
Children

Citations

  1. [S33] Website: Victorian BDM Pioneer Index 1836 - 1888.
  2. [S32] Website: Victorian BDM Edwardian Index 1902 - 1913.
  3. [S13] Website: Victorian Death Indexes 1921-1985.
  4. [S43] Website Remembrance Parks Victoria Remembrance Parks Victoria.

William James Benbow

M, b. 27 December 1913
FatherWilliam James Benbow b. 20 Nov 1885, d. 28 Jul 1941
MotherGladys Myrtle Gray b. 20 Dec 1893, d. 17 Feb 1956
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     William James Benbow died at Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. He was born on 27 December 1913 at Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia.1

Citations

  1. [S29] Website: Victorian BDM Great War Index 1914 - 1920.

William Sydney Benbow

M, b. 19 March 1941, d. 30 April 1946
FatherWilliam Claude Benbow b. 29 Jan 1915, d. 16 Jun 1992
MotherMarie Bernadette Kinnane b. 21 Jan 1919, d. 29 Jan 2001
Last Edited22 Apr 2009
     William Sydney Benbow was born on 19 March 1941 at Portland, Victoria, Australia. He was buried in 1946 at Heywood Cemetery, Grave No 136, Heywood, Victoria, Australia.1 He died on 30 April 1946 at Heywood, Victoria, Australia, at age 5.

Citations

  1. [S40] Website: Heywood Cemetery Records.

William Thomas Benbow

M, b. 1860, d. 1860
FatherJoseph Benbow b. 29 Apr 1837, d. 8 Apr 1917
MotherConvict Christina Mary McKay b. 29 Mar 1826, d. 11 Nov 1882
Last Edited10 Jul 2009
     William Thomas Benbow died in 1860 at Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, Death Registration No 12043.1 He was born in 1860 at Eaglehawk, Victoria, Australia, Birth Registration No 16563.1

Citations

  1. [S33] Website: Victorian BDM Pioneer Index 1836 - 1888.

Ian Bender

M, b. 26 April 1937, d. 25 September 1981
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Ian Bender was born on 26 April 1937. He died on 25 September 1981 at age 44.

Agnes Benfield

F, b. 1889
FatherDavid Benfield b. 1859
MotherSarah Whiteman b. 1863
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Agnes Benfield was born in 1889.

Annie Benfield

F, b. 1891
FatherDavid Benfield b. 1859
MotherSarah Whiteman b. 1863
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Annie Benfield was born in 1891.

Blanche Benfield

F, b. 1894
FatherDavid Benfield b. 1859
MotherSarah Whiteman b. 1863
Last Edited9 Mar 2009
     Blanche Benfield was born in 1894.

David Benfield

M, b. 1859
FatherGeorge Benfield b. 1827
MotherSabina Leafe b. 26 Sep 1832
ReferenceB-2397-D
Last Edited13 Dec 2011
     David Benfield married Sarah Whiteman. David Benfield was born in 1859 at Annesley, Nottinghamshire, England. He lived on 3 April 1881 at Annesley Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, England. He was a Farm Labourer on 3 April 1881.

Family

Sarah Whiteman b. 1863
Children

Ellen Jane Benfield

F, b. 27 June 1868
FatherGeorge Benfield b. 1827
MotherSabina Leafe b. 26 Sep 1832
ReferenceB-2400-EJ
Last Edited22 Dec 2011
     Her married name was Getliffe. Ellen Jane Benfield was born in 1868 at Derby Road Farm, Annesley, Nottinghamshire, England. She was baptized on 27 June 1868 at Annesley Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, England. She was
on 3 April 1881. She lived on 3 April 1881 at Annesley Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, England. She married William Henry Getliffe, son of John Getliffe and Emma Towe, on 15 May 1894 at Annesley Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire, England.

Family

William Henry Getliffe b. 1869, d. 1955
Child