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John Barrett, one of 270 convicts transported on the Eden, 08 July 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Essex Quarter Sessions
8th July, 1840
18th November, 1840
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 270 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 200
||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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Brett Williams on 11th May, 2014 wrote:
Barrett had revealed a conspiracy on board the ‘Eden’, and as a reward he received a reprieve.
After five years in Sydney and Illawarra, he came to Moreton Bay, and joined a party of timber getters on the Tweed.
He passed away in Brisbane and was buried in the Old Paddington Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Brett Williams on 11th May, 2014 made the following changes:
date of death: 1861 (prev. 0000), gender: m