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John Barker

John Barker, one of 250 convicts transported on the Larkins, 24 July 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Barker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 25th November, 1874
Age: 81 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Nottingham Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Larkins
Departure date: 24th July, 1817
Arrival date: 22nd November, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 249 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 364
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

Denis Pember on 20th January, 2016 wrote:

In the colony, John married Eliza Dargin

Denis Pember on 20th January, 2016 wrote:

Eliza was the daughter of Thomas dargin (seaman, Royal Admiral, 1792) and Mary Loveridge (Convict, Royal Admiral, 1792).
They had 8 children between 1839 and 1850.
Eliza died in 1850.

John subsequently married Elizabeth Dunn, February 9 1852. This couple had a further 7 children, fathered by John, between 1852 and 1861.

Denis Pember on 20th January, 2016 wrote:

## Note No record on NSW Census located as yet.

Convict Changes History

Denis Pember on 20th January, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), date of death: 25th November, 1874 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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