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George Barnett (1773–1847)

George Barnett was sentenced to seven years transportation. He arrived in Sydney in 1791 aboard the Active. By 1806 he held 18 acres of land in the Hawkesbury region and was living with Hannah Manley. They were married on 13 April 1812.

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  • Barnet, George

January, 1773
Somerset, England


1847 (aged ~ 74)
New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: unknown
Sentence: 7 years
Court: unknown