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William Clark, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Peel, 06 September 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||15th September, 1900
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 184.'Above the Falls: the People and the History of the Upper Huon', Richie Woolley, 2006
||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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Anonymous on 31st May, 2012 wrote:
William John Isent Clark settled in Van Diemen’s Land and was married twice, once to Mary Ann or Christina Dikes and the second time to Suzanna Mary Triffitt. By this means he combined his line of descent with several other convicts who had become law abiding and respectable settlers. Suzanna was descended from James Triffitt, transported on the Matilda (Second Fleet) and Mary Higgins (transported on the Lady Julianna). He fathered several children and his descendants include an ANZAC, Edward Langley Clarke (the spelling of the surname changed with his son, Frederick Edward George Clarke, 1866-1918). William Clark’s grandson Edward married Vera Poppy Witzerman, who was descended from Rachel Hoddy (transported on the Lady Julianna) and Isaac Williams, (transported on the Matilda, Second Fleet).
Richie Woolley on 28th May, 2013 wrote:
William John Isent Clark (sometimes recorded as Clarke) was baptised at Fordingbridge in Hampshire in 1824. His first wife was Christina Dykes, who he married at Macquarie Plains in Tasmania on 30 July 1850. Christina died at Macquarie Plains on 1 April 1862, and William married Susannah Triffitt in Hobart on 2 September 1862. William died at Dromedary in Tasmania on 15 September 1900. Susannah died at Dynnyrne, a Hobart suburb, on 21 June 1916. William and Christina had six children, and William and Susannah had a family of seven.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 31st May, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1822-00-00, date of death 1900-00-00, gender m
Richie Woolley on 28th May, 2013 made the following changes:
source, date of death 15th September, 1900