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John Clarke

John Clark, one of 292 convicts transported on the Calcutta, February 1803

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clarke
Aliases: John Clark
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Derby Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Calcutta
Departure date: February, 1803
Arrival date: 4th October, 1803
Place of arrival New South Wales [Port Phillip]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 294 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 334
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

Maree DC on 27th May, 2019 wrote:

His occupation at time of conviction was Fettler.
His dau Mary Lowen (nee Clarke) arrived in VDL in 1826 and married convict Henry Phillips.
Lived at Tea Tree on Rosewood Cottage farm.

Convict Changes History

Maree DC on 27th May, 2019 made the following changes:

surname: Clarke (prev. Clark), date of birth: 1765 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

Iris Dunne on 27th May, 2019 made the following changes:

alias1: John Clark

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