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Barney Chaney, one of 170 convicts transported on the Malabar, 14 June 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Barnabas Chaney, Barnet Chaney, Clancey
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||16th April, 1858
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||1828 Census NSW
||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 4th April, 2012 wrote:
Death Sentence - commuted to Transportation for Life on recommendation to the court. Details provided in the Old Bailey Online. Indicted for stealing 2nd October at Hillingdon a gelding the property of Thomas Mulcock, a butcher. Mulcock was his employer. Chaney’s age is given as 19. His name is rendered in the transcript as Barnet Chaney.
Barney Chaney died in Sydney in 1858 - his name is rendered as Barnabas Chaney on the death certificate. The reference from the NSW BDM is 1288/1858. Barney Chaney continued to work as a butcher in Cumberland Street in the Rocks in Sydney, NSW.
Megan Butel on 2nd April, 2019 wrote:
Married Jane Flannery. Had 4 children - Mary, Annie, Robert and Jane.
D Wong on 3rd April, 2019 wrote:
Listed as Barney Clancy on Ancestry Convict Indents. Chaney on all other records.
Barney was 20 years old on arrival.
Native Place: London.
Barney was 5’5” tall, fair ruddy complexion, black hair, dark eyes.
24/3/1829: TOL Evan Bench.
On his TOL Barney was described as:
Born 1802, 5’6” tall, dark complexion, black hair, hazel eyes, a butcher.
1835: TOL Sydney.
20/7/1837: Recommended for a CP
Barney was 35 years old.
19/4/1858 Empire, Sydney:
On the 16th instant, at Cumberland-street, Barney Chaney, butcher, aged 62 years.
Megan Butel on 17th May, 2019 wrote:
Appears as Barney China (sic) in the census in the employment of Sir John Jamieson at Kings Plain. He is working as a butcher.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 4th April, 2012 made the following changes:
Megan Butel on 16th June, 2017 made the following changes:
source: https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18181028-10&div=t18181028-10&terms=chaney#highlight (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 180), alias1: Barnabas Chaney, alias2: Barnet
D Wong on 3rd April, 2019 made the following changes:
alias3: Clancey, date of birth: 1802 (prev. 0000), date of death: 16th April, 1858 (prev. 1858)
Megan Butel on 17th May, 2019 made the following changes:
source: 1828 Census NSW (prev. https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18181028-10&div=t18181028-10&terms=chaney#highlight)