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Mark Barker

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Mark Barker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mandarin
Departure date: 1843
Arrival date: 16th October, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 2nd June, 2016 wrote:

Mark Barker, along with Henry Gardener and James Smith were convicted at CCC, London on 11 May 1840 for stealing spoons and a fork. Mark was found Guilty and received a 7yr sentence. Sent to the Isle of Wight Parkhurst Prison for Boys. Further transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Mandarin’ 1843.

No other details on his Conduct Record in the Colony.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 2nd June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: Mark, surname: Barker, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Nell Murphy on 2nd June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at

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