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William Clarkson, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, East Riding Quarter Sessions
19th March, 1840
14th July, 1840
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 305 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 169 (86)
||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 17th October, 2018 wrote:
William Clarkson was 17 years old on arrival - transported for ‘Stealing tobacco.
Native Place: Nottingham
William was literate, protestant, single, 5’4½” tall, sallow and freckled complexion, light sandy hair, hazel eyes, small csar on centre of lower part of forehead, mole on back of left jaw, W C and three moles on upper, and two moles on lower right arm, two moles on back of upper, and one on lower left arm.
1843: TOL Yass
1845: May have married Catherine Condron at Yass.
1847: Martha E
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 17th October, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1823 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime