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John Clark

John Clark, one of 300 convicts transported on the Coromandel, 27 October 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clark
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1st March, 1821
Age: 22 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Coromandel
Departure date: 27th October, 1819
Arrival date: 5th April, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 257 (130)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th April, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Colonial Secretary’s Papers, 1788-1856
Name: John Clarke
Event Date: 10 Apr 1820
Arrival year: 1820
Vessel: Coromandel
Event Description: On list of convicts disembarked from the “Coromandel” and forwarded to Liverpool for distribution
Comments: Per “Coromandel”, 1820
Page: 333

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011.

Name: John Clark
Death Age: 22
Event Type: Burial
Birth Date: abt 1799
Death Date: abt 1821
Burial Date: 3 Mar 1821
Burial Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parish as it Appears: Liverpool St Luke’s

John Clark. Pris. Ship Coromandel, Died March 1 1821 (Drowned) Aged 22 years. District of Lower Minto was buried on the 3 instant

Gail Robyn Newman on 26th September, 2020 wrote:

John Clark drowned in Bunbury Curran Creek, Macquarie Fields when attempting to cross the creek by using a tree that lay across the creek and he fell - Source Citation
State Archives NSW; Series: 2233; Item: 2/8287; Roll: 5607

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 20th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1st March, 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: m

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