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Joseph Barnfather

Joseph Barnfather, one of 150 convicts transported on the Hadlow, August 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Joseph Barnfather
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1793
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1820
Age: 27 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hadlow
Departure date: August, 1818
Arrival date: 24th December, 1818
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 151 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 84
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 27th June, 2017 wrote:

25/7/1817 Stamford Mercury Lincolnshire, England:
The following Prisoners were tried at these Assizes, before the Hon. Sir John Bayley, Knt. and the Hon. Sir G. S. Holroyd, Knt. Joseph Barnfather, for breaking into a workshop Stowe, and stealing nine pair spurs and eight whips, the property of John Elliot, Weedon.

Joseph Barnfather, Convict per Hadlow I (1818)
Buried at St John’s Cemetery in 1820, aged 27 - listed on the NSW BDM


Colonial Secretary Papers:
BARNFATHER, Joseph. Per “Hadlow”, 1818

1822 Mar: On lists of persons forming roads under the direction of James Johnson, overseer, from 21 Oct 1818 to 2 Mar 1822; listed as Broomfather, Bamfather & James Bamfather (Reel 6053; 4/1754 p.414 & 4/1755 p.96)

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 27th June, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1793 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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