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John Clark, one of 188 convicts transported on the John, 22 May 1829
Name, Aliases & Gender
||Thompson (alias), John Thompson
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 51 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 82
||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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Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st January, 2022 wrote:
1829 - New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. John - 1829.
Name; John Clark alias Thompson
Age; 17 years, Read & write, single
Native Place; Edinboro
Trade or calling; Mason’s Apprentice
Offence; Stealing watch
Trial; 9 Feb 1829.
Remarks; HANGED in Sydney on the 2nd of June 1834 for Bushranging
1834 - 3 April Sydney Gaol Entrance & Description Book.
Trial; Bathurst. Sentence; EXECUTED -2 June
1834 - The Sydney Monitor . Wed 14 May 1834. Page 2. MATTER FURNISHED BY OUR Reporters and Correspondents.
MONDAY, MAY 12th—Before Mr Justice Burton, and-a Jury of free inhabitants John Thompson and William Roach, were indicted for burglariously entering the dwelling
house of George Cheshire at Bathurst. Guilty.-Remanded.
The Sydney Herald. Thu 22 May 1834. Page 2. LAW INTELLIGENCE. SUPREME COURT-CRIMINAL SIDE.
13th Mav-Before his Honor Mr. Justice Dowling and a Civil Jury William Lloyd and William Johnson stood indicted for breaking and entering the dwelling-house of John Blaxland Jnr.
at St. Patrick’s Plains on the 21st Feb last, and stealing therein sundry articles of wearing apparel. Guilty - Death Recorded.
Convict Changes History
Penny-Lyn Beale on 1st January, 2022 made the following changes:
alias1: Thompson (alias) (prev. Thompson (Alias)), alias2: John Thompson, date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1834 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime