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John Barker, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||25th March, 1845
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 167 (85)
||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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D Wong on 2nd October, 2018 wrote:
John Barker was 17 years old on arrival - he was transported for ‘stealing a pistol’.
John could read, was Methodist, single, 5’5¾” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes, anchor and cross inside, J x B JESUS x WEPT back of lower right arm, ring on middle finger of righ hand, John Browne, 1837, age back of lower left arm, blue dot inside same, and three back of left hand.
Native Place: Kinning Hall, County Norfolk.
25/3/1845: Convict Death Register - John Barker died aged 23, District/Parish: Sydney Hospital. Attached to Victoria E Stockade.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 2nd October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th March, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime