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Lady Juliana - arrived 03 June 1790 Sailed July 29, 1789 from Plymouth in 309 days Embarked 206 females
NSW Convict Women on Ships arriving from England and Ireland 1788-1828

Name Trial Place Date Departed
Mary Barlow Warwick not shown England

Runnymede - arrived in Western Australia in 1856

This 720 ton ship was built in Sunderland in 1854. It was employed as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Plymouth, England on June 15, 1856 bound for the Swan River Colony. She carried the seventeenth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 84 days and the Runnymede arrived in Fremantle on September 7, 1856 with 89 passengers and 248 convicts. William Burrows and Henry Edmonds were the captain and surgeon respectively.

Name Reg No Term Age Trial Place Date Criminal Offense
Matthew Barlow 4158 20 yrs 42 Liverpool 1854 Burglary

York - arrived in Western Australia in 1862

This 940 ton ship was built at Sunderland in 1854. It was employed as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Portland, England on October 8, 1862 bound for the Swan River Colony. She carried the twenty sixth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 84 days and the York arrived in Fremantle on December 31, 1862 with 108 passengers and 299 convicts. C. Breacey and Mr. Babington were listed as the captain and surgeon respectively, although Ian Richardson's Log of Logs queries the surname REDPATH for the captain as well.

John Gregg, a carpenter, wrote a journal for the voyage which is preserved in the Australian National Library in Canberra. Researchers can only view a copy of the journal in Canberra.

Name Reg No Term Age Trial Place Date Criminal Offense
Charles Franklin Barlow 6509 8 yrs 21 Liverpool 1857 Uttering a forged note

Pyrenees - arrived in Western Australia in 1851

This 832 ton ship was built at Sunderland in 1851. It was employed twice as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Torbay, England on March 30, 1851 bound for the Swan River Colony. On this voyage she carried the fourth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 90 days and the Pyrenees arrived in Fremantle on June 28, 1851 with 96 passengers and 293 convicts. Thomas Eagles and Alex C. Macleroy were the captain and surgeon respectively.

Alex C. Macleroy's surgeon's journal for the voyage is preserved in the Public Record Office (PRO) in London. Researchers can view a copy on the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) microfilm reel 3208 which is held in most major libraries and archives offices throughout Australia.

Name
Reg No
Term
Age
Trial Place
Date
Criminal Offense
James Barlow
627
7 yrs
28
Bolton
December 04, 1849
Larceny
Occupation: hatter Married: yes Children: none
Height : 5' 2 5/8" Hair: dark brown Eyes: hazel
Face: long Complexion: sallow Build: stout
Distinguishing Marks: Large scar from wrist to elbow right arm, scar above elbow from a burn

Pyrenees - arrived in Western Australia in 1853

This 832 ton ship was built at Sunderland in 1851. It was employed twice as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Torbay, England on February 02, 1853 bound for the Swan River Colony. On this voyage she carried the ninth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 87 days and the Pyrenees arrived in Fremantle on April 30, 1853 with 94 passengers and 293 convicts. B. Freeman and John Bower were the captain and surgeon respectively.

John Bower's surgeon's journal for the voyage is preserved in the Public Record Office (PRO) in London. Researchers can view a copy on the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) microfilm reel 3208 which is held in most major libraries and archives offices throughout Australia.

Name
Reg No
Term
Age
Trial Place
Date
Criminal Offense
John Barlow
1873
7 yrs
21
Warwick
March 30, 1850
House Breaking
Occupation: brickmaker Single, no children
Height: 5' 5 1/2" Hair: light brown Eyes: hazel
Face: round Complexion: sallow Build: healthy
Distinguishing Marks: Scar on right side of eye, and left side of neck

Convicts on the Third Fleet

Acknowledgement: Newspaper article transcribed in 1992 by Barbara Turner.

The third fleet of 11 ships [Atlantic, William and Ann, Britannia, Matilda, Salamander, Albemarle, Mary Anne, Admiral Barrington, Active and Gorgon] arrived in 1791, with over 2000 convicts. The newspaper report states that 194 male convicts and 4 female convicts died during the voyage, and that though conditions on board ship weren't as "diabolical" as the previous year, they were still outrageous.

The convicts from Ireland who arrived on board the "Queen" are not included in the newspaper lists.

From the "NEW HOLLAND MORNING POST", 18th October, 1791

A list of criminals who have come to our shores in recent months. Our readers wil l find hereunder a List of Persons transported as Criminals to New South Wales in the Ships as following, via: Atlantic, William and Ann, Britannia, Matilda, Salamander, Albemarle, Mary Anne, Admiral Barrington, Active and Gorgon.

Name
Term
Trial Place
Benjamin Barland
7 yrs
Middlesex
Joseph Barlow
7 yrs
Essex

Adelaide - arrived in Western Australia in 1855

This 640 ton ship was built in Calcutta in 1832. It was employed as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Portland, England on April 19, 1855 bound for the Swan River Colony. She carried the fifteenth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 90 days and the Adelaide arrived in Fremantle on July 18, 1855 with 93 passengers and 259 convicts. M. Longman and S. Donnelly were the captain and surgeon respectively.

S. Donnelly's surgeon's journal for the voyage is preserved in the Public Record Office (PRO) in London. Researchers can view a copy on the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) microfilm reel 711 which is held in most major libraries and archives offices throughout Australia.

Name
Reg No
Term
Age
Trial Place
Date
Criminal Offense
John Barlow, aka Finney
3699
14 yrs
25
Newcastle-on-Tyne
January 06, 1854
House Breaking

Lord Raglan - arrived in Western Australia in 1858

This 756 ton ship was built in Cardiff in 1854. It was employed as a convict transport for Western Australia and left Plymouth, England on March 5, 1858 bound for the Swan River Colony. She carried the twentieth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 88 days and the Lord Raglan arrived in Fremantle on June 01, 1858 with 84 passengers and 268 convicts. Thomas Hybert and John Bowler were the captain and surgeon respectively.

John Bower's surgeon's journal for the voyage is preserved in the Public Record Office (PRO) in London. Researchers can view a copy on the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) microfilm reel 3181 which is held in most major libraries and archives offices throughout Australia.

Name
Reg No
Term
Age
Trial Place
Date
Criminal Offense
Henry Barlow
4906
10 yrs
27
Cambridge
1857
Larceny

Merchantman - arrived in Western Australia in 1863

This 1018 ton ship was built at Sunderland in 1852. It was employed twice as a convict transport for Western Australia
and left London, England on October 12, 1862 bound for the Swan River Colony, stopping at Bermuda where her convicts
embarked. She carried the twenty seventh of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. On this
voyage the Merchantman took 125 days and arrived in Fremantle on February 14, 1863 with 147 passengers and 192
convicts. William Gardiner & William Smith were the captain and surgeon respectively.

William Smith's surgeon's journal for the voyage is preserved in the Public Record Office (PRO) in London. Researchers
can view a copy on the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) microfilm reel 3181 which is held in most major libraries
and archives offices throughout Australia.

Name
Reg No
Term
Age
Trial Place
Date
Criminal Offense
William Barlow
6834
10 yrs
21
Birmingham
1857
Stealing a mare

Minden - arrived in Western Australia in 1851

This 916 ton ship was built at Sunderland in 1848. It was employed as a convict transport and left Plymouth, England on July 21, 1851 bound for the Swan River Colony. She carried the fifth of 37 shipments of male convicts destined for Western Australia. The voyage took 85 days and the Minden arrived in Fremantle on October 14, 1851 with 115 passengers and 301 convicts. Robert Dawson Crawford and John Gibson were the captain and surgeon respectively.

John Gibson's surgeon's journal for the voyage is preserved in the Public Record Office (PRO) in London. Researchers can view a copy on the Australian Joint Copying Project (AJCP) microfilm reel 711 which is held in most major libraries and archives offices throughout Australia.

Name
Reg No
Term
Age
Trial Place
Date
Criminal Offense
John Barlow, aka Jonathon
904
7 yrs
18
Manchester
May 15, 1848
Stealing fixtures
Occupation: bricklayer Single, no children
Height: 5' 4 1/2" Hair: fair Eyes: blue Face: oval complexion: fresh Build: stout
Distinguishing Marks: scar between eyes

Convict Gangs in 1821: Preliminary Analysis of an 1821 Victualling List
For further information on this database, click on the icon above, and do a search for "Barlow". It is the 11th of 12 entries.
Name
Database
James Barlow
2030
Willm. Barlow
1329
Wm. Barlow
1393

Convicts and Convict Ships sent to Tasmania
Vessel
Arrived
Port
Sailed
From
Days
Embarked / Tasmania
Asiatic
September 09, 1843
VDL
May 05, 1843
Sheerness
118
188 - 186
Master: Geo Barlow Surgeon: Sinclair

Lord Hungerford: Convicts of Tasmania
Joseph Barlow Year: 1830 Ticket of Leave

From the National Archives of Ireland, these items were extracted from Transportation Records Database 1788-1868
The document reference in each entry below is the National Archives of Ireland reference to the original document in the archives.

Name
age
Place of Trial
Crime
Sentence
Comments
Doc. Ref.
Mary Barlow 25 Co. Dublin
Jun 16, 1853
Larceny Transportation 7 yrs ** TR 13, P 180
Mary Jane Barlow 40 Co. Tyrone
Mar 04, 1852
Vagrancy Transportation 7 yrs Convict ordered to be discharged, Apr 04, 1856 TR 12, P 262
Robert Barlow 40 Co. Tyrone
Jul 05, 1851
Larceny Transportation 7 yrs Convict previously convicted, no other details given TR 11, P 151
Thomas Barlow 22 Co. Clare
Jul 10, 1849
Sheep Stealing Transportation 10 yrs
Ship: Rodney Nov 1852
** TR 9, P 189
William Barlow* 15 Co. Tyrone
Jul 24, 1838
Theft Transportation 10 yrs Convict resides in Fintona, Co. Tyrone with his wife and five children. TR 2, P160
CRF 1838 B 72
*Note: There must be a mistake in his age if he indeed lives with his wife and five children...
 

William Barley: In January 1829 William was charged with stealing some barley and was convicted of larceny in Ipswich, Suffolk, 16 January 1829 and sentenced to 7 years transportation and transferred to the prison hulk "Leviathan" in Ports mouth. On 29 August he sailed on the "Sarah" out of London and arrived in Sydney Cove 07 December 1829.

For more of the story, and lineage, see William Barley & Mary Ann Manning.


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