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William Quin

William Quin, one of 300 convicts transported on the Baring, December 1818

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Quin
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1796
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: 1822
Age: 26 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 14 years

Crime: Possession of forged bank note
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Baring
Departure date: December, 1818
Arrival date: 26th June, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 129 (66)
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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Community Contributions

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd August, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey On-Line

107. JANE WILLIAMS , MARY PENDLETON , WILLIAM WILKS , MARIA WILKS . WILLIAM CHALKER , CHARLES HANSCOMBE , JOHN ANDERSON , SARAH IRELAND , HANNAH GILBERT , TIMOTHY LANE , JAMES YEOELL , JAMES DALAS , JOHN DUNN , JOHN WATSON , BENJAMIN TATHAN WILLIS , THOMAS OWEN , HENRY WAY , JOSEPH TURNER , THOMAS SEENEY , WILLIAM QUIN , JAMES WOOLE , EDWARD NEW , and JOSEPH LONGWOOD , were severally and separately indicted for feloniously and unlawfully having in their custody and possession forged bank notes, they well knowing them to be forged .

To which indictments they severally pleaded

GUILTY .

Transported for Fourteen Years .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.
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1819 - 3 July. Event Description: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Baring” and forwarded to Bringelly for distribution
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1822 - 30 Oct. Event Description: On lists of prisoners transported to Port Macquarie per “Lady Nelson”
Name;  William Quin
Where and by whom convicted.  Colonial Secretary, Sydney, 29th October 1822
Sentence: No details
Calling; Seaman & Caulker
Ship: Barling 2
Original Where , When & Sentence. London, 8 September 1818. 14 years.
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1822 - New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Copies of Letters Sent Outside The Colony, “Foreign”, 1814-1856

Name;  William Quin
Ship: Barling 2
Where and by whom convicted.  Sydney Colonial Secretary
Sentence: Not listed
Date of Conviction; 29th October 1822

Noted against his name; Died on passage to Port Macquarie
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Maureen Withey on 11th November, 2021 wrote:

Tasmanian Records.
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON13-1-3$init=CON13-1-3p5
List of Individuals resident in Van Diemens Land and their details, taken from the Indents of their respective ships. Date of document: 30 July 1829.
William Quin, per Baring 2, (Lamb master), arrived 1819, tried at Middx G.D. 9 Sept 1818, 14 years. Native place Sligo, trade, Waterman, age 23, height, 5 ft 4, dk pald comp, dk brown hair, hazel eyes.

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 23rd August, 2020 made the following changes:

date of death: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 11th November, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1796 (prev. 0000), crime

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