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John Clarke

John Clarke, one of 280 convicts transported on the Ramillies, 25 April 1854

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clarke
Aliases: Clark
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 21st December, 1854
Age: 32 years

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: -
Convicted at: York (York City) Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Ramillies
Departure date: 25th April, 1854
Arrival date: 7th August, 1854
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 279 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 79 (41)
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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D Wong on 18th March, 2017 wrote:

**2 John Clark/e’s on this voyage.**

Convict No.2955**

John Clarke was tried on 5/12/1852 for ‘Carnal Knowledge).

John was 32 years old, a Labourer, single, 5’6 1/2” tall, grown hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion, slight build, Blister Marks, Unmarried.

31/8/1854: TOL

21/12/1854: John drowned at Guildford, WA.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 18th March, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years (prev. 15 years), alias1: Clark (prev. Kettle (Alias)), date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st December, 1854 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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