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James Barber, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 167 (85)
||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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D Wong on 2nd October, 2018 wrote:
James Barber was 25 years old on arrival ; Native Place: Staffordshire.
James was literate, Protestant, single, 5’4¾” tall, dark ruddy complexion brown hair, dark hazel eyes, eyebrows partially meeting, slight scar on bridge of nose, scar back of forefinger of left hand.
Report of the Police Histories of Twenty Two Convicts at the Stock
Station (Moreton Bay) Recommended for Indulgence.
James Barber/ “Maitland” – arrived 14 July 1840 - history ; Sent to Moreton Bay 26 September 1844
Note in margin: Bad – weak intellect – no indulgence.
Return of Convicts in the Service of the Stock Establishment Moreton
Bay whose services are no longer required
James Barber/ “Maitland”/ churnmaker
1847: TOL Moreton Bay
31/12/1847: TOL Passport
1849: TOL Moreton Bay
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000), gender: m
D Wong on 31st October, 2018 made the following changes: