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John Clements

John Clements, one of 170 convicts transported on the Pyramus, 16 November 1838

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clements
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Boot maker
Date of Death: 7th July, 1901
Age: 77 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny, before convicted of felony
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pyramus
Departure date: 16th November, 1838
Arrival date: 24th March, 1839
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/11, Page Number 390
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

David Clements on 21st April, 2014 wrote:

July 1837 Record from Central Criminal Court
- John Clements aged 13, Imperfect instruction, Guilty of Larceny by servant.  Whipped

April 1838 on 6th, Central Criminal Court
- John Clements, Aged 14. Well instructed. Offence of larceny by servant, before convicted of felony. Jury Verdict guilty. 7 years transportation.

Convict Changes History

David Clements on 21st April, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1824 (prev. 0000), date of death: 7th July, 1901 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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