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Barnaby Short

Barnaby Short, one of 220 convicts transported on the Lord Eldon, April 1817

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Barnaby Short
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Grand larceny
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Lord Eldon
Departure date: April, 1817
Arrival date: 30th September, 1817
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 219 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 331 (167)
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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Ron Garbutt on 23rd March, 2020 wrote:

Old Bailey Proceedings Online (http://www.oldbaileyonline.org, version 8.0, 23 March 2020), February 1817, trial of BARNABY SHORT (t18170219-101).
BARNABY SHORT, Theft > grand larceny, 19th February 1817.
464. BARNABY SHORT was indicted for stealing, on the 4th of February , one coat, value 16s., the property of Isaac Woodhouse , and one table cloth, value 5s. , the property of James Ricketts .

ISSAC WOODHOUSE. I am servant to Mr. Ricketts, who lives at Hertford. On the 4th of January, my cart was in Wentworth-street . My coat was in the cart, and a table cloth of my master’s was in the pocket. I lost it between seven and eight o’clock in the morning.

RICHARD WALLY . I am an officer. I saw the prisoner take the coat out of the cart; I secured him. I am sure he is the man. (Property produced and sworn to.)

GUILTY . Aged 21.

Transported for Seven Years .

Second Middlesex Jury, before Mr. Common Sergeant.


Convict Changes History

Ron Garbutt on 23rd March, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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