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John Clark

John Clark, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], 12 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clark
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Sweep
Date of Death: 15th September, 1826
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York, East Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 12th May, 1820
Arrival date*: 12th January, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 313 (158)
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

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2019 wrote:

Tas convict record:
John Clark, No 292, 5ft 4 ½ in; red hair, grey eyes, age 18, trade – sweep; convicted at York 19 Oct 1819, 7 yrs; Guildford; native place, Wetherby, York; scar right corner of mouth; Executed 15th Sept 1826.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 7th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 15th September, 1826 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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