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John Barber

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Barber
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Soldier/labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Desertion from army
Convicted at: Court Martial Dublin
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Lady Kennaway
Departure date: 27th October, 1834
Arrival date: 13th February, 1835
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 314 other convicts


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Community Contributions

D Wong on 8th January, 2013 wrote:

John Barber was an American from New Orleans/Louisiana.  John was 28 years old when he arrived in VDL but was then sent on the NSW.

His indent in VDL describes him as 28, Labourer, 5’8 1/4” tall, brown complexion, dark brown hair, blue eyes, tattoos, single, from New Orleans.

1841: TOL Windsor
1848: TOL Queanbeyan

15/11/1848: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th January, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 14 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1807, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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