William Barrett, 17961874 (aged 78 years)

Barrett, William (1796-1874)
Name
William /Barrett/
Given names
William
Surname
Barrett
Name
William /Barratt/
Given names
William
Surname
Barratt
Name
William /Barret/
Given names
William
Surname
Barret
Birth estimated 1796

Christening June 12, 1796 (aged 0)
Text: Name: William Barret Gender: Male Baptism Date: 12 Jun 1796 Baptism Place: Forden, Montgomery, Wales Father: John Barret Mother: Mary FHL Film Number: 992303 Reference ID: - 2:MWJWG9
Immigration December 24, 1818 (aged 22 years)
Text: William was a convict. He was tried at Leicester Assizes on 23 March 1818 for stealing notes and coins from Mr William Grundy. Mr Grundy was William's 'master' at the time. He was sentenced to life and transported on the ship 'Hadlow' which left England with 150 males, arriving with 149. The ship's indent described William as a labourer, aged 22, 5foot seven inches tall, or fair and ruddy complexion, with flaxen hair and hazel eyes.
Citation details: Northampton Mercury Sat 4 Apr 1818 p. 3
Text: At Leicester Assizes last week, twenty-five prisoners were condemned and the following left for execution...William Barratt for burglary...
Citation details: Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 81 (42)
Text: William Barratt, one of 150 convicts transported on the ship Hadlow, August 1818. Sentence details: Convicted at Leicester Assizes for a term of life on 23 March 1818. Vessel: Hadlow. Date of Departure: August 1818. Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
Religious marriageElizabeth CraftView this family
October 15, 1821 (aged 25 years)
Citation details: Liverpool St Luke Composite 19 May 1811 - 07 July 1823
Text: "William Barrett and Elizabeth Craft were married by Banns at Liverpool this 15th day of October 1821." William signed the register and Elizabeth made her X mark in the presence of Stephen --- [illegible] who signed the register and Rosanna Craft who made her X mark
Ticket of Leave
Ticket of Leave
February 15, 1822 (aged 26 years)
Text: William applied for a ticket of leave on 1 Feb 1822 in Sydney: 'To His Excellency Sir Thomas Brisbane, Knight Commander of the Bath, Captain General, Governor and Commander in the Humble Petition of Wm Barrett Most Humbly sheweth That Petitioner arrived in this Colony in the Ship 'Hadlow' Captain Gregg 1818 under sentence of Transportation for Life. That Petitioner since his arrival in the Colony has been in the service of James Erskine Esquire, Colonel of His Majesty's 48th Regiment and during which time he has conducted himself with subordinate, orderly and good conduct and does so continue. Petitioner therefore humbly prays your Excellency will be pleased to take his case into consideration and grant him a Ticket of Leave or such indulgences as may in Your Excellency's Wisdom...and Benevolence seem met. And Petitioner as in Duty Bound will every pray William Barrett (at bottom of petition inn different handwriting) Sidney Barracks 1st Feb 1822 I beg leave to recommend the Petitioner most thoroughly. James Erskine L., Governor'. The application was granted and William received his Ticket of Leave on 15 Feb 1822.
Residence 1828 (aged 32 years)
Text: The census listed William as aged 32, ticket of leave holder, arrived per ship 'Hadlow', of protestant religion, and as a labouring tenant at Lower Minto (Liverpool). Living with William were his wife Elizabeth aged 28 born in the colony, son William Jr. aged 5 years, born in the colony, son George aged 3 years born in the colony, daughter Mary aged 1 year born in the colony. Also two employees were listed - Thomas Brown aged 40, ticket of leave, arrived 'Indian' 1810, sentence life, labourer, and James Shanley aged 28 Government Service (assigned), arrived 'Boyne' 1826, catholic, sentence life. (James Shanley was the father of Mary Ann Shanley who became the wife of William's son Alexander Barrett). William appointed James Shanley as overseer at Bolairo Station near Adaminaby.
Religious marriageSarah RainyView this family
August 16, 1837 (aged 41 years)
Occupation
Farmer
1839 (aged 43 years)
Text: 'Bolairo Station' It is not known when William obtained Bolairo Station but he was in possession in 1839. He had a total of 100 acres, 50 cultivated, 3 horses, 64 cattle and 2 sheep. William is listed in the 1839 census as the licencee with superintendent/overseer James Shanley. It was predominantly a cattle station and there were 6 people living there.
Death September 19, 1874 (aged 78 years)
Text: Property owned by William at the time of his death included 'The Station Inn', Liverpool, property at Moore Street Liverpool, 100 acres at Lower Minto, 7 residences and tenements in George Street Sydney opposite Christ Church Street. Laurence near Central Station, Bolairo Station at Adaminaby.
Text: Name: William Barrett Gender: Male Death Age: 78 Notice Type: Death Birth Date: abt 1796 Death Date: 19 Sep 1874 Publication Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Burial September 20, 1874 (1 day after death)
Text: William is buried beside his second wife Sarah Rainy. Headstone inscription: William Barrett who died September 19th 1874 aged 78 years 'Where I am there shall also my servants be.'
Citation details: Liverpool St Luke Composite 26 February 1858 - 02 December 1894
Text: William Barrett of Liverpool died 19 Sep and buried 20 Sep age 78, settler
Text: William Barrett BIRTH 1796 Shropshire, England DEATH 19 Sep 1874 (aged 77–78) Liverpool, Liverpool City, New South Wales, Australia BURIAL Liverpool Pioneer Memorial Park Liverpool, Liverpool City, New South Wales, Australia MEMORIAL ID 162565626 Aged 78 years. In same grave as Sarah Barrett.
Family with Elizabeth Craft
himself
Barrett, William (1796-1874)
17961874
Birth: estimated 1796
Death: September 19, 1874Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
wife
18001836
Birth: May 9, 1800 32 34Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 24, 1836Campbelltown, South Coast and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageOctober 15, 1821Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
13 months
son
18221838
Birth: November 13, 1822 26 22Airds, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 18, 1838Lower Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
Barrett, George (1825-1911)
18251911
Birth: 1825 29 24Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 22, 1911Adaminaby, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Barrett, Mary Ann (1826-1910)
18261910
Birth: December 15, 1826 30 26Cabramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1910Albury, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
18291894
Birth: June 15, 1829 33 29Lower Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 22, 1894Port Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 years
son
18311912
Birth: August 26, 1831 35 31Lower Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1912Tumut, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
18341897
Birth: February 8, 1834 38 33Lower Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 21, 1897Petersham, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
Barrett, Elizabeth (1836-1926)
18361926
Birth: September 23, 1836 40 36Lower Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 18, 1926Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
child
18361836
Birth: September 23, 1836 40 36Lower Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 23, 1836Campelltown, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Sarah Rainy
himself
Barrett, William (1796-1874)
17961874
Birth: estimated 1796
Death: September 19, 1874Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
wife
Rainey, Sarah (1815-1892)
18151892
Birth: about 1815London, England, United Kingdom
Death: November 25, 1892Glebe, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageAugust 16, 1837Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
19 months
daughter
18391914
Birth: February 22, 1839 43 24Lower Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1914Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
18411842
Birth: September 24, 1841 45 26Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1842Campbelltown, South Coast and Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia
17 months
son
18431916
Birth: February 23, 1843 47 28Georges River, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 6, 1916Adaminaby, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18451905
Birth: August 27, 1845 49 30Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1905Chatswood, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18481915
Birth: April 20, 1848 52 33Minto, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 27, 1915St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18511913
Birth: June 16, 1851 55 36Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1913Mosman, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18541933
Birth: February 16, 1854 58 39Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 3, 1933Paddington, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
18571934
Birth: April 28, 1857 61 42Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 26, 1934Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birthestimated from date of baptism/christening
ChristeningAncestry.com. Wales, Select Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Text: Name: William Barret Gender: Male Baptism Date: 12 Jun 1796 Baptism Place: Forden, Montgomery, Wales Father: John Barret Mother: Mary FHL Film Number: 992303 Reference ID: - 2:MWJWG9
ImmigrationMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
Text: William was a convict. He was tried at Leicester Assizes on 23 March 1818 for stealing notes and coins from Mr William Grundy. Mr Grundy was William's 'master' at the time. He was sentenced to life and transported on the ship 'Hadlow' which left England with 150 males, arriving with 149. The ship's indent described William as a labourer, aged 22, 5foot seven inches tall, or fair and ruddy complexion, with flaxen hair and hazel eyes.
ImmigrationBritish Newspaper Archive [database online]
Citation details: Northampton Mercury Sat 4 Apr 1818 p. 3
Text: At Leicester Assizes last week, twenty-five prisoners were condemned and the following left for execution...William Barratt for burglary...
ImmigrationState Library of Queensland. Convict Transportation Registers Database 1787-1867 [database on-line].
Citation details: Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 81 (42)
Text: William Barratt, one of 150 convicts transported on the ship Hadlow, August 1818. Sentence details: Convicted at Leicester Assizes for a term of life on 23 March 1818. Vessel: Hadlow. Date of Departure: August 1818. Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
MarriageSydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1818-2011 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Citation details: Liverpool St Luke Composite 19 May 1811 - 07 July 1823
Text: "William Barrett and Elizabeth Craft were married by Banns at Liverpool this 15th day of October 1821." William signed the register and Elizabeth made her X mark in the presence of Stephen --- [illegible] who signed the register and Rosanna Craft who made her X mark
Ticket of LeaveMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
Text: William applied for a ticket of leave on 1 Feb 1822 in Sydney: 'To His Excellency Sir Thomas Brisbane, Knight Commander of the Bath, Captain General, Governor and Commander in the Humble Petition of Wm Barrett Most Humbly sheweth That Petitioner arrived in this Colony in the Ship 'Hadlow' Captain Gregg 1818 under sentence of Transportation for Life. That Petitioner since his arrival in the Colony has been in the service of James Erskine Esquire, Colonel of His Majesty's 48th Regiment and during which time he has conducted himself with subordinate, orderly and good conduct and does so continue. Petitioner therefore humbly prays your Excellency will be pleased to take his case into consideration and grant him a Ticket of Leave or such indulgences as may in Your Excellency's Wisdom...and Benevolence seem met. And Petitioner as in Duty Bound will every pray William Barrett (at bottom of petition inn different handwriting) Sidney Barracks 1st Feb 1822 I beg leave to recommend the Petitioner most thoroughly. James Erskine L., Governor'. The application was granted and William received his Ticket of Leave on 15 Feb 1822.
ResidenceMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
Text: The census listed William as aged 32, ticket of leave holder, arrived per ship 'Hadlow', of protestant religion, and as a labouring tenant at Lower Minto (Liverpool). Living with William were his wife Elizabeth aged 28 born in the colony, son William Jr. aged 5 years, born in the colony, son George aged 3 years born in the colony, daughter Mary aged 1 year born in the colony. Also two employees were listed - Thomas Brown aged 40, ticket of leave, arrived 'Indian' 1810, sentence life, labourer, and James Shanley aged 28 Government Service (assigned), arrived 'Boyne' 1826, catholic, sentence life. (James Shanley was the father of Mary Ann Shanley who became the wife of William's son Alexander Barrett). William appointed James Shanley as overseer at Bolairo Station near Adaminaby.
MarriageMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
OccupationMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
Text: 'Bolairo Station' It is not known when William obtained Bolairo Station but he was in possession in 1839. He had a total of 100 acres, 50 cultivated, 3 horses, 64 cattle and 2 sheep. William is listed in the 1839 census as the licencee with superintendent/overseer James Shanley. It was predominantly a cattle station and there were 6 people living there.
DeathMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
Text: Property owned by William at the time of his death included 'The Station Inn', Liverpool, property at Moore Street Liverpool, 100 acres at Lower Minto, 7 residences and tenements in George Street Sydney opposite Christ Church Street. Laurence near Central Station, Bolairo Station at Adaminaby.
DeathAncestry.com. Australia, Newspaper Vital Notices, 1841-2001 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Text: Name: William Barrett Gender: Male Death Age: 78 Notice Type: Death Birth Date: abt 1796 Death Date: 19 Sep 1874 Publication Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
BurialMonaro pioneers. [database on-line].
Text: William is buried beside his second wife Sarah Rainy. Headstone inscription: William Barrett who died September 19th 1874 aged 78 years 'Where I am there shall also my servants be.'
BurialSydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1818-2011 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.
Citation details: Liverpool St Luke Composite 26 February 1858 - 02 December 1894
Text: William Barrett of Liverpool died 19 Sep and buried 20 Sep age 78, settler
BurialFind a grave [database on-line].
Text: William Barrett BIRTH 1796 Shropshire, England DEATH 19 Sep 1874 (aged 77–78) Liverpool, Liverpool City, New South Wales, Australia BURIAL Liverpool Pioneer Memorial Park Liverpool, Liverpool City, New South Wales, Australia MEMORIAL ID 162565626 Aged 78 years. In same grave as Sarah Barrett.