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Thomas Barnes

Thomas Barnes, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Barnes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Butcher
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 15 years

Crime: House robbery
Convicted at: Denbigh Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 162
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 3rd October, 2018 wrote:

Thomas Barnes was 20 years old on arrival in NSW - Native Place: Denbighshire.

Thomas was illiterate, Catholic, single, 5’5” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair and eyes, two small scars on left side of forehead, raised mole on back of neck, long scar back of left hand, two scars back of thumb, and one on little finger of same hand.

13/5/1846: TOL Murrurundi.
10/6/1846: TOL Passport ; On the recommendation of Commissioner Mitchell.

20/7/1847: TOL Passport ; Murrurundi Bench.

6/11/1850: TOL Passport ; Murrurundi Bench.

2/10/1852: Ticket of leave cancelled for being illegally absent ; Murrurundi

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 3rd October, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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