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Mary Barber

Mary Barber, one of 99 convicts transported on the Speke, March 1808

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mary Barber
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk. Ipswich Session Peace Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Speke
Departure date: March, 1808
Arrival date: 16th November, 1808
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 98 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 402
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales Certificate of Freedom. [NRS 12208] Register of Certificate of Freedoms
No; 3/1368
Name; Mary Barber
When and where tried; Ipswich - 3 Apr 1807
Sentence; 7 years
Ship and arrival year; Speke - 1808
Native County; Ipswich
Trade; House Servant
Age; 40 [1774]
Height; 5 ft 4 in
Complexion; Fair ruddy
Hair; Fair
Eyes; Hazel
Date; 1 Aug 1814

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 6th December, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation

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