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George Thompson, one of 142 convicts transported on the John Barry, 30 April 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th February, 1839
life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 149 (76). State Archives NSW, TOL Butts (Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4066]) and CP (Reel Number: 775; Roll Number: 1250) and Convict Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: [4/4006]; Microfiche: 642). Ancestry.
||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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Paul Clark on 27th July, 2018 wrote:
Lived in Pitt St, Sydney, and was a barber.
Married Ann May (convict, arr. 1829, Sovereign), at St James Church, Sydney.
Iris Dunne on 27th July, 2018 wrote:
Convict Indents: Aged 17, Trade: Hairdresser
Ticket of Leave No. 27/952 dated 29 Dec 1827, Native Place: London, Trade: Hairdresser, Year of Birth: 1802, Date of Conviction: 17 Feb 1819
Conditional Pardon No. 40/30 dated 11 Mar 1830, Trade: Hairdresser, Offence: Street robbery, aged 28, Year of Birth: 1802
Death: 11 Feb 1839 Sydney, NSW
Burial: 13 Feb 1839 Sydney Burial Ground. Elizabeth and Devonshire Streets, “The Sandhills ” Monuments were relocated to Bunnerong.
Peter Hinds on 14th December, 2020 wrote:
The John Barry had arrived at Portsmouth on 16 April 1819 and on 20 April, 60 male convicts were embarked from the hulk Laurel and 80 from the hulk Leviathan in Portsmouth harbour. On 23 April 1819 two more convicts were sent on board the John Barry from the Leviathan. One of the passengers on board the John Barry was John Thomas Bigge, New South Wales’ first Royal Commissioner. The John Barry finally arrived at Port Jackson on Sunday 26 September 1819 (See my book The Campbelltown Convicts).
Convict Changes History
Paul Clark on 27th July, 2018 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation
Iris Dunne on 27th July, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 149 (76). State Archives NSW, TOL Butts (Series: NRS 12202; Item: [4/4066]) and CP (Reel Number: 775; Roll Number: 1250) and Convict Indents (Series: N