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William Barrett

William Barrett, one of 264 convicts transported on the Earl Gray, 04 October 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Barrett
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: -
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 10 years

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Cornwall, Bodmin General Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Earl Grey
Departure date: 4th October, 1842
Arrival date: 14th January, 1843
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 263 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 228. Tasmanian Archives, Indent (CO N14-1-14, image 201-202)& Convict Muster (HO10/38 & HO10/40). England Criminal Registers (HO27/66, page 133). National Archives of the UK(TNA), Royal Navy Medical Journals (Ref.No.ADM 101/21/4)
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:

Criminal Register:- Aged 18, Offence: Housebreaking and Larceny, previous imprisonment for 1 week

Convict Indent No.8375, Trial 15 March 1842, aged 19, Protestant, can read and write, Single, Offence: Housebreaking - stealing money and clothes, previous offence of housebreaking
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON14-1-14$init=CON14-1-14P201

Iris Dunne on 20th December, 2018 wrote:

Medical Journal: 9 December 1842 admitted with Enteritis, aged 19, Discharged and cured 12 January 1843

1846 Muster: Remarks: Hobart
1849 Muster: Holds Ticket of Leave

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 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 228. Tasmanian Archives, Indent (CO N14-1-14, image 201-202). England Criminal Registers (HO27/66, page 133) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project.

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

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 228. Tasmanian Archives, Indent (CO N14-1-14, image 201-202)& Convict Muster (HO10/38 & HO10/40). England Criminal Registers (HO27/66, page 133). Nati

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