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Joseph Barber

Joseph Barber, one of 270 convicts transported on the William Jardine, 10 August 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Barber
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Ag lab
Date of Death: 6th July, 1860
Age: 44 years

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 7 years

Crime: Larceny, before convicted of felony
Convicted at: Norfolk, Norwich Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: William Jardine
Departure date: 10th August, 1844
Arrival date: 20th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 269 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 148 UK Census 1841: Class: HO107; Piece: 758; Book: 5; Civil Parish: Diss; County: Norfolk; Enumeration District: 12; Folio: 27; Page: 13; Line: 1; GSU roll: 438852 England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892, England, Norfolk, 1844 Norfolk Chronicle newspaper - Saturday 06 July 1844: http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Ron Strutt on 12th March, 2016 wrote:

Joseph was the first husband of my Great-great-grandmother Julia (nee Clark). She married John Barham (my great-great-grandfather) in 1849, bigamously if Joseph was still alive.

D Wong on 13th March, 2016 wrote:

Joseph Barber was 28 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘Stealing a piece deal it was a door and a Bell, prosecutor George Wood at Disk.

Joseph was 5’6 ¼” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, ruddy complexion, bushy beard, slight scar on left cheek near the jaw. Small scar on left arm above Elbow. lost some of Front Teeth, married 4 children, can read a little.

17/10/1848L TOL
2/7/1837: Free Certificate

6/7/1860: Died H M General Hospital, aged 45, of pneumonia.

Convict Changes History

Ron Strutt on 12th March, 2016 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 148 UK Census 1841: Class: HO107; Piece: 758; Book: 5; Civil Parish: Diss; County: Norfolk; Enumeration District: 12; Folio: 27; Page: 13; Line: 1; G

D Wong on 13th March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 1818)

D Wong on 13th March, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 6th July, 1860 (prev. 0000)

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