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George Clark, one of 260 convicts transported on the Henry Porcher, 29 August 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 427 (215)
||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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Richard Craig CLARKE on 1st February, 2013 wrote:
Son of George Clark and Mary Freeman, Booksellers. George arrested for stealing timber. Transported for 7 years. Standing No. 35-145. Indent No. 151. On arrival in NSW assigned as groomsman to Maj. Antill and later Sir Henry Hall. Ticket of Leaqve 1839. Given grant of land at Boggy Creek. Married Sarah Brown (age 15) in 1847 - 8 children - eldest George Robert Clarke (‘e’ added to Clarke)Sarah pre-deceased him 4 February 1862, buried Queanbeyan cemetry.
His wife died at age 30
Buried St Clement’s Church yard, Yass.
This entry by Richard Craig Clarke (g,g grandson of George Clark, Leyton, Essex.
Convict Changes History
Richard Craig CLARKE on 1st February, 2013 made the following changes:
gender, occupation, crime