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John Clark

John Clark, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 14 March 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clark
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1832
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
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: Unknown
Convicted at: Somerset Wells Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pyrenees
Departure date: 14th March, 1851
Arrival date: 28th June, 1851
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 294 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 100
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

L on 18th March, 2017 wrote:

Convict Number #556
Farm Labourer
hazel eyes, dark brown hair
5’7.5” to 5’8.5”

D Wong on 18th March, 2017 wrote:

Convict No. 556.

John clark 19 years old when tried on 23/10/1848, he was 23 years old on arrival.

John was single, 5’7 1/2” tall, dark brown hair, hazel eyes, dark complexion stout build.

6/8/1853: CP

Convict Changes History

L on 18th March, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 18th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1832 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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