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William Barber

William Barber, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Barber
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Fisherman
Date of Death: 27th December, 1824
Age: 29 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: -
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 2nd October, 1822
Arrival date: 4th March, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 160 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 225 (113)
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

Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2021 wrote:

Burials, Port Macquarie, 1824.
December 28th 1824.  William Barber, p Surry was buried aged 29. Died of a spear wound.
Signed, Thomas Hassall.

Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2021 wrote:

On the 6th inst. the following convicts were removed from the County Gaol, in Ipswich, and put on board the Leviathan Hulk, Portsmouth Harbour: — William Snowling, William Dow, and Taylor Jacob, for 14 years each. William Barber, John Cousins, James Ling, Robert Palmer, James Thurlow, John Balls, George Hunter, John Warne, and Israel Rouse, for seven years each.
Bury and Norwich Post, 14 May 1822.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th October, 2021 wrote:

1823 - New South Wales Convict Indents
Age; 28 [1794]
Native Place;
Trade or calling; Fisherman
Trial Date; 14 Jan 1822
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/2 in
Eyes; Grey. Hair; Dark Flaxen. Completion; Brown

1825 -New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters. 1825
Name; William Barker
Age; No Details
Class;  Convict
Ship; Surry - 1822 - 7 years
Employment/Remarks; DEAD; Port Macquarie

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 6th June, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), date of death: 27th December, 1824 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Penny-Lyn Beale on 7th October, 2021 made the following changes:


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