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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: Blacksmith
Date of Death: 1873
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Manslaughter
Convicted at: Tipperary Ireland
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 10th May, 1832
Arrival date: 6th September, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 31 other convicts


Primary source: Entries on Ancestry.com
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Community Contributions

TimMcMullen on 12th October, 2018 wrote:

James had 2 brothers, Laurence & Jeremiah, who were convicted and transported with him and who all ended up in the Yass District. James was a blacksmith in the main street in Yass. His son John and grandson Gus later continued the business till the 1930s Depression. James married another ex-convict Sarah English with whom he had 13 children.

D Wong on 12th October, 2018 wrote:

*** 2 James Barry’s on this voyage ***
The other James Barry was convicted at Cork City - stealing a coat.***

Richard Barry on 19th September, 2019 wrote:

His youngest grandson, Patrick Joseph Barry, moved to Western Australia in the 1920’s and had 3 sons: John Augustus, Peter Terry and Derry Patrick.

Convict Changes History

TimMcMullen on 12th October, 2018 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Entries on Ancestry.com (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Barry, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1811, date of death: 1873, gender: m, occupation, crime

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