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Benjamin Barker, one of 148 convicts transported on the Midas, 07 October 1826
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||'ploman' & farm labourer
|Date of Death:
||24th September, 1891
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 90
||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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Beverley Sparks on 26th July, 2012 wrote:
Married Mary Larkins 1841 Goulburn. Had 7 children
Beverley Sparks on 4th October, 2014 wrote:
Arrived Sydney Cove 15/12/1827 on the Midas.
Life for Cattle Stealing @ 24 years.
5ft 9” tall, ruddy complexion, blue eyes.
Beverley Sparks on 15th October, 2014 wrote:
Arrived Sydney Cove 15/2/1827 NOT December as listed.
Convict Changes History
Beverley Sparks on 26th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1803-00-00, date of death 1981-09-24, gender m
Beverley Sparks on 24th March, 2013 made the following changes:
date of death 24th September, 1891
Beverley Sparks on 4th October, 2014 made the following changes: