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William Clarke

William Clarke, one of 160 convicts transported on the Royal George, 22 August 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Clarke
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Horse theft
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Royal George
Departure date: 22nd August, 1828
Arrival date: 24th December, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 474
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

Maureen Withey on 26th May, 2021 wrote:

At the Sussex Assizes, held at Horsham, on Monday the 24th of March, and three following days, before the Hon.  Sir James Burrough, Knt. and Sergeant d’Oyley, George Collins and Dinah Stanford, for highway robbery; William Tapner, Thomas Norman, and Saul Boniface, for sheep stealing; Thomas Slater, Peter and Richard Collins, and Stephen Harding for burglary and Wm. Clark for horse stealing, severally received sentence of death, but were reprieved before the judge left the town.
Hampshire Chronicle, 7 Apr 1828.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 26th May, 2021 made the following changes:

gender: m, crime

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