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Denis Barry

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Denis Barry
Aliases: Dennis Berry
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1792
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1st November, 1829
Age: 37 years

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 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Daphne
Departure date: 28th May, 1819
Arrival date: 21st September, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 61 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 5th June, 2015 wrote:

Denis Barry was born in Charlesfield and was 27 years old on arrival, he was later sent to VDL.

Colonial Secretary:
BARRY, Denis. Per “Daphne”, 1819
1819 Sep 28: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Daphne” and forwarded to Windsor; for the Windsor Road (Reel 6006; 4/3500 p.275)

1822 Jun 2: On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.7)

1822 Jun 6: Convict assigned to Joseph Archer of Port Dalrymple. Details from indent of transmitted to Lieutenant Governor Sorell (Reel 6009; 4/3505 p.391)

1825 Aug 19: Convict at Van Diemen’s Land. Re transmission of his description and sentence to Hobart (Reel 6019; 4/3522 pp.170-1)

Denis arrived in VDL per ‘Castle Forbes’ in June 1822.
He was then described as 30 years old, 5’6 ½” tall, dark brown hair, light grey eyes.

22/9/1825: COF - VDL

19/1/1827 Colonial Times and Tasmanian Advertiser:
Wednesday, Jan. 10.- Denis Barry, Patrick Lynch, and James Brown, were indicted for stealing in the dwelling-house of Samuel Baker, in the month of August last, 5 bushels of flour, and 3 bags. The robbery was clearly proved by four constables, and also by Brown, who pleaded guilty. Barry and Lynch were found guilty of stealing under the value of 40s.  – 7 years.

Denis was then sent to Macquarie Harbour.

1/11/1829: Denis died at Macquarie Harbour Hospital.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 5th June, 2015 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/convicts.htm (prev. ), firstname: Denis, surname: Barry, alias1: Dennis Berry, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1792, date of death: 1st November, 1829, gender: m,

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