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Barnet Emanuel, one of 190 convicts transported on the Asia, 01 April 1822
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||28th February, 1843
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 147 (75)
||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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D Wong on 5th March, 2017 wrote:
JOHN EDWARDS, FRANCIS SUMMERS, BARNET EMANUEL, Violent Theft > highway robbery, 18th July 1821.
Offence: Violent Theft > highway robbery
Verdict: Not Guilty; Guilty; Guilty
Punishment: Death; Death
JOHN EDWARDS, FRANCIS SUMMERS, and BARNET EMANUEL, were indicted for felonously assaulting. Dickenson Jennings on the King’s highway, on the 21st of June, at St. Mary, Whitechapel, putting him in fear, and taking from his person, and against his will, one watch, value 9 l.; one chain, value 3 l.; one seal, value 30 s.; and one key, value 5 s.; his property.
MESSRS. BRODERCIK and ANDREWS conducted the prosecution.
This was a lengthy trial and may be seen in full on the Old Bailey website.
SUMMERS’S Defence. I was at home going to supper, I heard a bustle came out, and in five minutes Reynolds took me. Two of the men who did the robbery are in Clerkenwell now, and another is at the office to day.
EMANUEL’S Defence. I was coming down the street, about eleven o’clock at night, Lickfold said he wanted me for a watch in Brick-lane. I said I knew nothing about it. He knows very well, that I was not able to put one foot before the other, having been under the doctor’s hands for a fortnight, with the venereal disease.
EDWARDS - NOT GUILTY .
SUMMERS - GUILTY . - DEATH . Aged 20.
EMANUEL - GUILTY . - DEATH . Aged 23.
Francis Summers was also on board ‘Asia’
Sept. 1826: Married Mary Jones (Grenada 1825) - Mary was 17 and Barnet 29 - Barnet was Jewish and Mary Jones then became Julia/Ann/Jane/Eva.
1828 Census: Son David born 1828 and was 9 moths old and in the Femae Factory, Parramatta.
Another son, Lewis was born in 1831.
Barnet was at the Hyde Park Barracks until about August 1828.
16/11/1830 Assigned to Jacob Isaacs
1837: To Terry Samuel at Hill End, Bathurst.
28/2/1843: Barnet died at Bathurst, he was buried in the Devonshire Street Cemetery, Sydney and was then re-interred in the Jewish Section of Bunnerong Cemetery, Sydney when the Devonshire Street Cemetery was relocated to allow for the main railway station expansion.
21/3/1844 Sydney Morning Herald:
On Tuesday, the 12th instant, by the Rev. J.
Isaacs, according to the rites of the Mosaic law,
Mrs. Julia Emanuel, widow of the late Barnet Emanuel, of Bathurst, to Mr. John Barnett, of the same place.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 5th March, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 28th February, 1843 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime