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John Clark

John Clark, one of 260 convicts transported on the Layton, 09 July 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clark
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1839
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 14 years

Crime: Stealing a pig
Convicted at: Essex, Colchester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Layton
Departure date: 9th July, 1839
Arrival date: 7th December, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 52
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

Leonie Dolley on 6th April, 2013 wrote:

John arrived on the 8\12\1839 and died that day in hospital.

Convict Changes History

Leonie Dolley on 6th April, 2013 made the following changes:

gender, crime

Leonie Dolley on 8th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of death 1839

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