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William Barnard

William Barnard, one of 190 convicts transported on the Mangles, 29 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Barnard
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mangles
Departure date: 29th March, 1820
Arrival date: 7th August, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 191 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 275 (139)
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

Tony Beale on 9th May, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Settler and Convict Lists, 1787- New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for William Barnard
New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents, 1788-1842 for William Barnard
Bound Indentures
1820-1821 Mangles
Name: William Barnard
Convicted: Hertford
Date: Convicted 21July1819
Sentence: Life
Calling: Farmer and Horse Dealer
Age: 27
DOB: 1792
Height 5’ 7”
Complexion: sallow
Eyes: Hazel
Ticket of leave 34/303 for William Barnard
1826-1842 (Reel 797)

William Barnard 1/1/1842 recommended by four people for a pardon
for Wm Barnard
Hulk Retribution Register
Appears on the Hulk register which was moored at Woolwich aged 24

Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 wrote:

Hertford Assizes
The following prisoners were tried and convicted: William Barnard, for stealing a horse at Hitchin, the properly of John Evened; Joseph Charles, for stealing a mare at Hatfield, the property of William Pratchett; and Richard Styles, for stealing a lamb at Hatfield the property of the Marquis of Salisbury.
British Press, 26 July 1819.


On Wednesday last, seven male convicts were removed from Hertford gaol, and put on board the Retribution hulk at Sheerness, viz. William Barnard, John Dickerson, William Pitts, Joseph Charles, John Woodcroft, transported for life; and Charles Burton and Thomas Blott, for seven years each.
Morning Advertiser, 25 Sept 1819

Convict Changes History

Tony Beale on 9th May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

Maureen Withey on 4th March, 2021 made the following changes:


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