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Abraham Clark

Abraham Clark, one of 100 convicts transported on the Asia, 19 November 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Clark
Aliases: Clarke
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1830
Age: 23 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Asia 1
Departure date: 19th November, 1827
Arrival date: 13th March, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 101 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 307 (155)
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

D Wong on 25th March, 2019 wrote:

28/7/1827 Yorkshire Gazette Yorkshire, England:
Abraham Clark (24), and William Hodgson (22), for robbing T. Dowkes, on the highway at Leeds, of a silver watch &c.

William Hodgson was also on board.

Abraham Clarke was listed as 20 years old on arrival (Ancestry Indents).
Native Place: Leeds.

Abraham could read, was married, no children listed, 5’6ΒΌ” tall, fair complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, scar of wound inside knee joint of right leg.

Occupation: Labourer/Ostler.

Assigned to J. Coghill J.P., Kirkham.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th April, 2021 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, Liverpool St Luke
No; 180
Name; Abraham Clarke
Abode; Liverpool Hospital
When Buried; 7 June 1830
Age; 29 [1801]
Ships Name; Asia
Quality or profession; Constable of Bringelly
By whom the Ceremony was performed; Robert Crawford

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 25th March, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: Clarke, date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th April, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1830 (prev. 0000)

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