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John Barron

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Barron
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1827
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Limerick
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,28,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th May, 2013 wrote:

John Barron was convicted at Limerick on 27 June 1850 for receiving stolen goods - clothing. Twice before convicted.
Prison report: Bad.  Spike Island report: Good.

Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12.02.1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th May, 2013 wrote:

Single man; aged 26yrs; labourer; Roman Catholic; 5’2 1/2”; fair complexion; dk brown hair; blue eyes.
Native Place: Co. Limerick, Ireland.

10mths 14 days Probation period. 72 days gained for hard work.

Ticket of Leave 7 Nov 1854

Conditional Pardon 14 Aug 1855

Again convicted (?) date. Vide no. 2909

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th May, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1827

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