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William Barker

William Barker, one of 164 convicts transported on the Morley, July 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Barker
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1774
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1832
Age: 58 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 56 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Morley
Departure date: July, 1818
Arrival date: 7th November, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 164 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 64
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th April, 2021 wrote:

1818 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Name; William Barker
Age; 43. [1774]
Trade or calling; Labourer
Trial where & Date; Stafford - 24 July 1817
Sentence; 14 years
Height; 5 ft. 7 1/2 in
Eyes; Hazel
Completion; Fair Ruddy
Remarks; 1469

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th April, 2021 wrote:

1832 - Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, Liverpool St Luke
No; 315
Name; William Barker
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 1832, 30 Sept
Age; 57 [1775]
Ships Name;  Morley
Quality or profession; No details

By whom the Ceremony was performed; Robert Cartwright

1828 - Census. No; 319. William Barker. Age; 50. Ship; Morley - 1818.  14 years. Labourer to Charles Jacksons

1824 - 16 Dec. Ticket of Leave. Year of Birth; 1775. Native Place; Derbyshire. Hair; Grey. District; Parramatta

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Penny-Lyn Beale on 19th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1832 (prev. 0000)

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