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|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th May, 1853
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Founders and Survivors
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D Wong on 10th February, 2016 wrote:
Richard Clancey was 47 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for ‘receiving a stolen sheep.
Richard was 5’4 1/4” tall, fresh complexion, grey hair, brown thin whiskers, blue eyes, native place: Limerick.
2/11/1847: Certificate of Freedom.
6/11/1849: Application for free passage to bring out his family - refused.
1849: Wife Alice (Ally) and 8 children arrived per ‘William Jardine”.
4/5/1853: Richard died of ‘Decline’ aged 55, at Launceston - Informant was his son, George Clancey of Sandhills.
Richard was buried at the RC Cemetery, Connaught Crescent, Launceston.
Alice died 2/12/1884 aged 83 and was buried with Richard.
Convict Changes History
Elizabeth Hall on 9th February, 2016 made the following changes:
convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Founders and Survivors (prev. ), firstname: Richard, surname: Clancy, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1793, date of death: 1853, gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 10th February, 2016 made the following changes:
alias1: Clancey, date of death: 4th May, 1853 (prev. 1853)