Personal Details

Name: SHAKESPEARE, Benjamin
Convict Number(s): 9285
Year of Birth: 1825
Date of Death: 10/10/1902
Place of Death: Perth Institute, WA.
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Corona
Ship Arrival Year: 1866

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 12/03/1874

Conditional Pardon


Certificate of Freedom

Date: 06/03/1885
Location: Perth, WA.

British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Miner
Literacy: Semi-Literate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Stafford, England.
Details of Crime: Wounding with Intent. Noted Previous Conviction. Sentenced to 20 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Blackwood, Perth, Sussex, Toodyay, Wellington.
Employment Types: Labourer, Wood Cutter, General Servant, Charcoal Burner, Tailor.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Employed by Edwin PADBURY of Blackwood/Wellington from 04/04/1874 as a Labourer. ( Refer WABI Cards ). Employed by John ELSEGOOD of Perth/Sussex from 30/06/1881 as a Labourer. ( Refer WABI Cards ).