Elizabeth BARBER

Family name(s) BARBER
Given name(s) Elizabeth
Alternate name(s)
Sex Female
Occupation Book stitcher
Age when departed England 27
Trial date 16 October 1782
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Assault and robbery
Value of crimes 46 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Friendship
Date left colony
Date of Death


Guilty of return from transport following the Mercury mutiny. Report from Dunkirk hulk was that she was behaving “better than formerly”. Punished several times with leg irons whilst on Friendship.