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William Henry Barrett

William Henry Barrett, one of 260 convicts transported on the Adelaide, 16 April 1855

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Henry Barrett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Miller
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 14 years

Crime: Forgery
Convicted at: Gloucester. Assizes Gloucester
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Adelaide
Departure date: 16th April, 1855
Arrival date: 18th July, 1855
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 260 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 130. Ancestry. England, Criminal Registers (HO27/100, page 49). Gloucestershire, England, Prison Records (Ref.Q/Gc/6/2).
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

Iris Dunne on 20th December, 2018 wrote:

Convict Index:- Aged 31, Married with 9 children, application for wife and children to come to WA return 31 December 1859, Trade: Corn Merchant

Convicted 5 August 1852

Criminal Register:- Trial: 5 August 1852, Offence: Forging an Acceptance to Bill of Exchange

Prison Record: Admitted 10 August 1852 to The County Gaol, Prisoner No.2313, Trade: Miller and Corn Merchant, Aged 31, Offence: For knowingly uttering at St. Owen, a forged Bill of Exchange for the payment of 389 pounds 17/11 with intent to defraud Joseph Stinge and Charles Stinge (or Sturge), Discharge 11 September 1852

Bob Cutter on 29th April, 2019 wrote:

Age when sentenced 34y

Convict Changes History

Iris Dunne on 4th October, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 20th December, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 130. Ancestry. England, Criminal Registers (HO27/100, page 49). Gloucestershire, England, Prison Records (Ref.Q/Gc/6/2). (prev. Australian Joint Copyi

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