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William Barnett

William Barnett, one of 297 convicts transported on the Bangalore, 01 January 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Barnett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 19th June, 1851
Age: 34 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Bangalore
Departure date: 1st January, 1850
Arrival date: 30th April, 1850
Place of arrival Moreton Bay
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 143 (73)
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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A. Follower on 10th January, 2020 wrote:

c1817: Stated aged 32, in 1849 Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks., calculated 1817.

21-Sep-1846:  WILLIAM BARNETT and GEORGE DAVIS were indicted for burglariously breaking and entering the dwelling-house of James Richardson, at Chiswick, and stealing therein 1 watch, value 20l.; 4 half-crowns, and 10 shillings, his property.  BARNETT— GUILTY. Aged 32. *†DAVIS— GUILTY. Aged 30. Transported for Ten Years.

30-Sep-1849: Detained on the Prison Hulk, Warrior, at Woolwich, London.

[Great Britain Home Office & Australian Joint Copying Project & National Library of Australia & Library of New South Wales & Great Britain Public Record Office., “Quarterly list in prisons and on hulks, 1849, (File 99-101. AJCP Reel No: 5206). Warrior Convict Hulk at Woolwich, Page 128]

22-Dec-1849: Prisoners from hulks on the Thames River boarded onto the Ship Bangalore for transportation to Australia via Spithead.

1850: Ticket of Leave District: Moreton Bay; Tried: CCC. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

15-Oct-1850: Ticket of Leave 50/0111; On the recommendation of Commissioner of Crown Lands Burnett [4/4275; Reel 979].

19-Jun-1851: Death reported. District/Parish: Gayndah.

[NSW Archives: Convict Death Register” [4/4549; Reel 690 Page 028] ]

Convict Changes History

A. Follower on 10th January, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 19th June, 1851 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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