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Jane Barton

Jane Barton, one of 89 convicts transported on the Brothers, 20 November 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Barton
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Brothers
Departure date: 20th November, 1823
Arrival date: 5th April, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 89 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 111 (57)
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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Anonymous on 8th July, 2011 wrote:

The husband and son of Jane BARTON had both been convicted at Oxford assizes 30th April 1821 and transported aboard "Malabar" 18th May 1821.

John BARTON (Jnr)convicted of stealing poultry transported for 7 years.
John BARTON (Snr) convicted of receiving transported for 14 years.

Aboard "Brothers" with Jane BARTON was Elizabeth MOORE convicted of grand larceny and sentenced to 7 years transportation at Norfolk assizes on 30th April 1823.
Elizabeth married Jane’s son John BARTON in 1832 at Hobart.

No record found of Jane BARTON’s death but it would appear to be around 1845 when her husband John Snr. moved from Tasmania to Victor Harbor, Sth. Aust to join his son John who was now a whaler following several years as a publican in Hobart.
Jane BARTON was technically "at large" in the final years of her life having failed to attend muster in 1834 and reported as having absconded in 1841.

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