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Elizabeth Barber

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Barber
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1755
Occupation: Book folder
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Assault and theft
Convicted at: Old Bailey
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 21st January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 102 other convicts

References

Primary source: http://fmpro.uow.edu.au Surgeon-General Joh White Medical Journal
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Community Contributions

Eric Harry Daly on 10th January, 2013 wrote:

Elizabeth Barber was tried at Old Bailey, London on 16 October 1782 for assault and robbery with a value of 46 shillings. She was sentenced to transportation for 7 years having been originally sentenced to death, and left England on the Friendship aged about 27 at that time (May 1787). Her occupation was listed as book stitcher.
Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny. Report from Dunkirk hulk was that she was behaving “better than formerly”. Punished several times with leg irons whilst on Friendship.Married Thomas Brown on 17 February 1788.

Iris Dunne on 18th April, 2018 wrote:

Age 27, Book Stitcher, Tried in London

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 10th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1760, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 18th April, 2018 made the following changes:

source: http://fmpro.uow.edu.au Surgeon-General Joh White Medical Journal (prev. http://fmpro.uow.edu.au), occupation

Hannah Hills on 21st August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1755 (prev. 1760)

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