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William Barnes

William Barnes, one of 199 convicts transported on the Maitland, 26 August 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Barnes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 7th September, 1897
Age: 80 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 26th August, 1843
Arrival date: 7th February, 1844
Place of arrival New South Wales and Norfolk Island
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/71, page 367). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 405 (204)
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

Joanna Carey on 21st August, 2019 wrote:

William was transported with his brother, Worthy.
William married Catherine Hennesey in Melbourne in 1859 and died in Dunedin NZ 7 Sept 1897.

Iris Dunne on 21st August, 2019 wrote:

Criminal Registers: Tried 2 March 1843, aged 26, Offence Burglary

Death named William Dix Barnes

Convict Changes History

Joanna Carey on 21st August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 7th September, 1897 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 21st August, 2019 made the following changes:

source: England & Wales Criminal Registers (HO27/71, page 367). Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 405 (204) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number H

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