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Benjamin Clarke

Benjamin Clarke, one of 184 convicts transported on the Woodford, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Benjamin Clarke
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Blacksmith's labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Felony
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Woodford
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 25th August, 1828
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 387 (195)
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

Anonymous on 18th May, 2012 wrote:

Benjamin Clarke was 25 years old when he arrived in VDL.  He was described as: 5’6.5" tall, grey eyes, dark red hair,single, 3 deep pockmarks on forehead, long scar inside of right arm, born in Asfield near Gloster.

Woodford Medical Journal: Benjamin Clarke, Rheumatismus, put on sick list 10/7/1828, discharged 13/7/1828.

14/11/1836: TOL
20/2/1841: CP

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 18th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804-00-00, gender m

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