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William Barron (aka William Barnes) - Convict


According to the Chelmsford Chronicle dated 27th July, 1792 William Barron did appear with 43 other prisoners on the calendar. William Barron for burglariously entering the stable of Abraham Hyam, and stealing a black horse, the property of said Abraham Hyam, of the value of 20 pounds. William was capitally convicted, and received sentence of death, but was reprieved to receive 14 years beyond the seas.

SHIP'S INDENTURE:

This indenture made the twenty second day of September in the thirty seventh year of the reign of Our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and so forth and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven Between Thomas Shelton of the Sofrion House in the City of London Esquire of the one part and Edward Redman of Howly down Lane in the County of Surrey Mariner Master or Commander of the ship Barwell in the River Thames bound to New South Wales of the other part.Whereas at the General Session of the Delivery of the Gaol of the Year of Our Lord the King of the County of Essex holden at Chelmsford in and for the said County on the eleventh day of March in the thirty fifth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third King of Great Britain etc Abraham Moors and William Anderson were convicted of felony severally ordered to be transported beyond the Seas for the term of seven years to such places as his Majesty with advice of his Privy Council should think fit to declare and appoint. And Whowas at the General Session of the delivery of the said Gaol holden at Chelmsford aforesaid in and for the County of aforesaid on the thirteenth day of July in the thirty sixth year of the reign of our said Lord the King Samuel Rowley and James Allon otherwise Allondor were convicted of felony and were severally ordered to be transported beyond the seas for the term of seven years to such places as his Majesty with the advice of his Privy Council should think fit to declare and appoint. And Who was by an order made by the Kings most Excellent Majesty in Council bearing the date at the Court at Saint James's the twentieth day of September instant-reciting the power and authority given to his Majesty in this behalf in and by a certain Act of Parliament made and passed in the twenty fourth year of His Majesty's reign His Majesty did judge fit by and with the advice of His Privy Council to declare and appoint the place to which the several beforenamed offenders should be transported for the time or terms in their respective sentences mentioned should be the Eastern Coast of New South Wales or some one or other of the Islands adjacent. And Whowas at the General Session of the Delivery of the said Gaol holden at Chelmsford aforesaid in and for the County aforesaid on the twenty third day of July in the thirty second year of the reign of our said Lord the King James Hill and William Barron were convicted of felony for which they were eccluded the benefit of clergy but His Majesty having been graciously pleased to extend his Royal Mercy to them upon Condition of their being transported to the Eastern Coast of New South Wales or some one or other of Islands adjacent for and during the term of fourten years which being signified in writing by one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State they were ordered to be transported accordinginly And Whereas at the General Session of the Delivery of the said Gaol holden at Chelmsford aforesaid on the said seventh day of March in the thirty fifth year aforesaid John Thorogood was convicted of felony for which he was excluded the benfit of Clergy but His Majesty having been graciously pleased to extend His Royal mercy to him on Condition of his being transported to the Eastern Coast of New South Wales or some one or other of the Islands adjacent for and during the term of his natural life which being signified in writing by one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State he was ordered to be transported accordingly And Whereas at the General session of the Delivery of the said Gaol holden at Chelmsford aforesaid in and for the County aforesaid on the nineth day of March in the thirthy sixth year aforesaid Edward Perry and William Tiney were convicted of felony for which they were excluded the benefit of Clergy but His Majesty having been graciously pleased to extend His Royal mercy unto them Upon Condition of their being severally transported to the Eastern Coast of New South Wales or some one or other of the Islands adjacent for and during the term of seven years which being signified in writing by one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State they were ordered to be transported accordingly And Whereas at the General Session of the Delivery at the said Gaol holden at Chelmsford aforesaid in and for the County aforesaid on the thirteenth day of July in the thirty sixth year aforesaid Samuel B(D)unt was convicted of felony for which he was excluded the benefit of Clergy but His Majesty having been graciously pleased to extend His Royal mercy to him Upon Condition of his being transported to the Eastern Coast of New South Wales or some one or other of the Islands adjacent for and during the term of his natural life which being signified in writing by one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State he was ordered to be transported accordingly And Whereas at the General Session of the Delivery of the said Gaol holden at Chelmsford aforesaid in and for the County aforesaid on the eighth day of March in the thirty seventh year of the reign of our said Lord the King William Presnall Simon Moulds Edward Sewell the younger William Williams Joseph Smith James Race and James Greenaway were convicted of felony for which they were excluded the benefit of Clergy but His Majesty having been graciously pleased to extend His Royal Mercy to them upon Condition of their being transported to the Eastern Coast of New South Wales or some one or other of the Islands adjacent for and during their respective Terms following (that is to say the said William Presnall and Simon Moulds and Edward Sewell for the term of their natural lives and the said William Williams Joseph Smith James Race and James Greenaway for the terms of seven years which being signified in writing by one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State they were severally ordered to be transported accordingly. And Whereas His Majesty by His Royal Sign Manual bearing dates at His court at Saint James's the seveneenth day of July last reciting the Power and authority given to His Majesty in this behalf in and by a certain Act of Parliament made and passed in the twenty eightth year of his reign has been pleased to give orders for the Transportation of all the several beforenamed offenders and has graciously thought fit to authorize and impower the abovenamed Thomas Shelton to make a Contract or Contracts with any fit person or persons for the effectual Transportation of the said offenders and to take Security from the person or persons so contracting for the effectual Transportation of them pursuant to the Sentences and orders aforesaid concerning them respectively Now this indenture witnofsoth that the said Thomas Shelton by virtue of such power and authority and in consideration of the Contract and Agreement of the said Edward Redman hereinaforementioned and of the Security given by him the said Edward Redman by bond or writing obligatory bearing over date with those present for the effectual performance thereof Hath contracted and by those present doth contract with the said Edward Redman (he being a fit person) for the performance of the Transportation of the beforenamed offenders And the said Edward Redman and his assigns will have the service of the offenders for and during the remainder of such terms and for d.... other good Causes and valuable considerations him thereunto moving Hath covenented contracted and agreed and by those present for himself his Executors Administrators and Assigns Doth covenant contract and agree to and with the said Thomas Shelton in manner following that is to say the said Edward Rodman his Executors Administrators or Assigns shall and will forthwith take and receive all the aforenamed offenders and transport them or cause them to be transported effectually as soon as conveniently may be to the Eastern Coast of New South Wales or one or other of the Islands adjacent pursuant to the Sententences and orders aforesaid concerning them respectively and shall and will procure such Evidence as the nature of the Case will admit of the landing there of the said offenders (Death and Casualties by Sea excepted) and produce the same to whom it may concern when lawfully called upon and shall not .. will by the wilful default of him the said Edward Redman his Executor Administrator or Assigns suffer the said offenders or any or either of them to return to Great Britain or Ireland during the respective Terms for which they were sentenced to be transported as aforesaid In Witnof whoseof the said parties to those present have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals this day and year-first above written.
Sealed and delivered (being first duly stamped) in the presence of Asst. Ford? Clerk to Mr Shelton
Signed T Shelton and Edward Redman.

Inscribed on margin 17 names: Abr. Moore-7; Wm Anderson-7; Sam. Rowley-7; Ja. Allon-7; Ja. Hill-14; Wm Barron-14; W(?) Thorogood-life; Edw. Perry-7; Wm. Tiney-7; Sam. Dunt(?)-life; Wm Presnall-life; Simon Moulds-life; Edw.Sewell-life; Wm. Williams-7;Jos. Smith-7;? Race-7;Ja. Greenaway-7.


Created by juliem47 points . Last Modification: Monday 24 of January, 2011 10:12:36 AEDT by ozgenie1105 points .

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