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Thomas Clark

Thomas Clark, one of 176 convicts transported on the Mary, 28 August 1821

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Clark
Aliases: Clarke
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1795
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Mary
Departure date: 28th August, 1821
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1822
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 175 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/4, Page Number 97 (50)
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

D Wong on 24th February, 2018 wrote:

Thomas Clark was 26 years old on arrival in NSW, although found birth dates of 1800 and 1795.

26/1/1828: COF

24/11/1830: Permission to marry Eliza Newthe (Lucy Davidson 1829)  Eliza was 26 on bond for 14 years - Thomas was 30 and free.

1830: Married at St James, Sydney.

Lived in the Goulburn area of NSW, and took up a land grant.  They had at least 3 children: 1837 Mary A, 1839 Susannah who married Thomas Lawler in 1857 at Goulburn, 1841 Arthur.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 24th February, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Clarke, date of birth: 1795 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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