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William Barber, one of 136 convicts transported on the Prince of Orange, 02 October 1820
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th April, 1850
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 400
||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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Jo Barber on 25th January, 2013 wrote:
William was charged and convicted of animal cruelty in 1823 whilst in the employ of Mr Robert Lowe. he was sentenced to 200 lashes and transportation to Port Macquarie Penal colony until 1827. In 1832 he married Mary Ann Britten (AKA Britton/ Brittain) and they had 6 children. They lived at Bungonia in NSW between 1832 and 1850. in 1850 William died suddenly when a tree he was cutting down fell on him.
Deborah Nicholls on 24th April, 2019 wrote:
Assigned to Robert Lowe Esquire of Bringelly.Certificate of Freedom 17th July 1827.
Convict Changes History
Jo Barber on 25th January, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 4th April, 1850, occupation, crime
Deborah Nicholls on 24th April, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1790 (prev. 0000), gender: m