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Life Summary

Name George Barrington

14 May, 1755
Maynooth, Kildare, Ireland


27 December, 1804 (aged 49)
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Cultural Heritage

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  • convict (1791-1792) New South Wales, Australia
  • police officer (1791-1800) New South Wales, Australia
  • emancipist (1796-1804) New South Wales, Australia
  • farmer (1796-1800) New South Wales, Australia
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Convict Record
Crime Sentence Commuted To Court Trial Date
theft 7 years - Old Bailey, London 15 September 1790 (1790)

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