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William Barnes, one of 1063 convicts transported on the Neptune, Scarborough and Surprize, December 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 38
||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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Maureen Withey on 26th April, 2020 wrote:
HO 47/6/77 1787
Certificate/memorial of Lord Loughborough on those prisoners convicted at the Lancaster (Lancashire) Assizes, ‘some favourable Circumstances’ appeared on/after their trial and recommended to mercy on the conditions set against their names:
1. William Barnes, for stealing goods, value £1:6:0, from the shop of Robert Westby. Initial sentence: death. Recommendation: 7 years transportation.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 26th April, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime