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John Claridge

John Claridge, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 27 August 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Claridge
Aliases: Pratley
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Stonemason
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eden
Departure date: 27th August, 1836
Arrival date: 22nd December, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 280 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 366
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Elizabeth Linda on 15th December, 2012 wrote:

Born in Finstock,Oxfordshire, England married Ann Pratley, they had 3 Children William, George and Edwin. John’s crime was Deer poaching his Brother James was also sent to VDL at the same time for the same crime

Convict Changes History

Elizabeth Linda on 15th December, 2012 made the following changes:

alias1, occupation, crime

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