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Edward Clarke

Edward Clarke, one of 200 convicts transported on the Surrey, 13 July 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Clarke
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 2nd September, 1810
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 26th June, 1871
Age: 60 years

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 Life

Crime: Breaking and entering and stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Surrey or Surry
Departure date: 13th July, 1829
Arrival date: 14th December, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 114
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 1st December, 2011 wrote:

Edward was born in North Nibley, Gloucestershire and was re-transported to Norfolk Island a couple of years after arriving in VDL, and then he appears in NSW, where he marries in the 1840s. He had a family, became a goldminer and died in NSW. Two of his brothers were also transported to Australia.

Tony Beale on 28th December, 2020 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Convicts’ Applications to Marry, Granted 26/8/1847.
Bridget Feney 26 free by servitude (7yrs) per ship Isabella to marry Edward Clarke 36 ToL (life) per ship Surry (to VDL) Rev James Gould Campbelltown

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 1st December, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

Brian Sefton on 22nd March, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 2nd September, 1810 (prev. 0000), date of death: 26th June, 1871 (prev. 0000), crime

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