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Lydia Clarkson

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Lydia Clarkson
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1799
Occupation: Laundress
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a watch
Convicted at: Ireland. Dublin
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Brothers
Departure date: 3rd October, 1826
Arrival date: 4th February, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 157 other convicts


Primary source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2020 wrote:

Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry.
Lydia Clarkson, age 28,  protestant, Brothers (2) (1827),  tried at Dublin, 1826,  7 years,  for Stealing a watch.  Married, 2 children, husband a soldier in 18th Foot.  Trade – Washer woman needle woman. DOB, 1799. Native place, Wicklow.


THE undermentioned persons have obtained Certificates of Freedom during the last week, viz. :—
Brothers (2), Lydia Clarkson
NSW Govt. Gazette, 30 Jan 1833.

Maureen Withey on 22nd November, 2020 wrote:

Convicts Index 1791- 1873.
Lydia Clarkson, per Brothers 1827, Certificate of Freedom, Date: 12 Jan 1833.  Wife of Thomas Sharpe, per Minerva, 1819, fbs, (as stated on her C.F.)

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Irish Convict Database by Peter Mayberry. (prev. ), firstname: Lydia, surname: Clarkson, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1799, date of death: 0000, gender: f, occupation, crime

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