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John Barnes

John Barnes, one of 200 convicts transported on the Fame, 09 October 1816

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Barnes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1781
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 31st May, 1826
Age: 45 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 Life

Crime: Bad notes
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Fame
Departure date: 9th October, 1816
Arrival date: 8th March, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 288
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

D Wong on 24th May, 2017 wrote:

19/3/1816 Manchester Mercury Greater Manchester, England:
IN THE CASTLE
John Barnes, of Huddersfield, for paying counterfeit Bank of England notes.—Guilty

31/5/1826: John Barnes of Castle Hill, died aged 45 and was buried at St John’s church cemetery. Listed as convict per Fame 1817.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th May, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1781 (prev. 0000), date of death: 31st May, 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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