BARNETT Reuben Henry

Name Reuben Henry BARNETT
Country Of Origin England or Poland
Born 1818
Died 1894
Birth/Baptism Born approx. 1818, England or Poland
Parents unknown
Apprenticeship unknown
Skills Watchmaker, Jeweller
Work Locations No record found working in his trade in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania)
Marriage/Spouse 1841, London, England, to Julia Aarons.
1861, Oatlands, Tasmania, to Julia Salmon.
Trial 23 October 1843, Central Criminal Court, London
Sentence Seven years transportation for burglary
Arrival 17 June 1845, Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the convict ship, Mount Stewart Elphinstone (1)
Police Number 15568
Convict Assignment
Ticket of Leave December 1846, revoked in 1847, reissued December 1849
Conditional Pardon
Other Other skills: Blacksmith.

Arrived on the same convict ship as clock and watchmakers, Francis Abbott and Charles Salmon.

Reuben’s birthplace was recorded as Warsaw, Poland on convict records, but death and burial records state he was born in England.

1894: A newspaper obituary has no mention of his convict past.

Death 17 September 1894, Allison Street, Hobart
Cause of death: Cancer
TAHO: CON33/1/66, CON18/1/45, CON14/1/21, CON13/1/9, CON28/1/2, RGD33/1/28 no 295 Marriage 1861, RGD35/1/14 no1336 Death 1894.
Web: Ancestry: England & Wales Civil Registration Index 1841.
The Hobart Town Advertiser 4 December 1846, 14 December 1849; The Examiner (Launceston) 30 March 1886; The Tasmanian 29 September 1894.