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Robert Barber

Robert Barber, one of 224 convicts transported on the Agincourt, 06 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Robert Barber
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Farm 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 Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Suffolk Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Agincourt
Departure date: 6th July, 1844
Arrival date: 9th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 114
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

D Wong on 24th January, 2017 wrote:

6/4/1844 The Suffolk Chronicle; or Weekly General Advertiser & County Express Suffolk, England:

HIGHWAY ROBBERY Robert Barber (23), George (21), James Barber (27), stood charged with having, on the night of the of November last, feloniously assaulted and robbed Robert and Charles Bonnett on the Queen’s highway.

George was also referred to as George Nunn.

“I was tried with my Two brothers who died at Norfolk Island”.

Robert Barber was listed as 26 years old on arrival, he was born near Bury St Edmunds. He was 5’8” tall, fresh complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, single, can read a little, Vaccination left arm.

8/4/1847: Was at Norfolk Island - 12/9/1848 Port Barracks (Hobart).

4/4/1854: TOL
8/5/1855: Recommended for a CP
20/5/1856: CP approved.

Brothers: James Barber died at Norfolk Island on 24/2/1845.

George Nunn/Barber - he may have been a step-brother as he was the youngest - died on 25/11/1845 at Norfolk Island.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th January, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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