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James Barry

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Barry
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Farm 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 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork Assizes
Sentence term: 10 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


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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 12th May, 2013 wrote:

Convicted at Cork on 6 Apr 1850 for stealing 6 sheep. Never before convicted. 10yr sentence. Prison report good. Transported to Van Diemens Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Rodney’, arriving 12/02/1852.

Widower, 4 children.  Native Place: Co. Cork
Church of England; farm labourer; aged 42yrs; 5’6 1/2”; sallow complexion; black hair; dk grey eyes; sharp nose.

18 months Probation period.
1854: at Quamby (lge estate, nth of Colony)
Clear conduct record

Ticket of Leave 14/11/1854

Conditional Pardon 14/08/1855

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 26th December, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 12th May, 2013 made the following changes:

term 10 years, voyage, source, date of birth 1811, occupation, crime

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