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John Cliffe

John Cliffe, one of 185 convicts transported on the Countess of Harcourt, 29 April 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Cliffe
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 6th January, 1829
Age: 11 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: York, West Riding Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Countess of Harcourt
Departure date: 29th April, 1828
Arrival date: 8th September, 1828
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 375 (189)
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2020 wrote:

1828 - Cencus
Name: John Cliff. Arrival Date: 1828
Vessel: Cos Harcourt. Piece: HO 10/28
Province: New South Wales. Title:General muster
Year(s):1828. Estimated birth year: abt 1808
No 2423. John Cliff (note added; Shot Jan 1829
7 years. Protestant, residence Melville

1829 - Death Name:John Cliffe. Death Date: 1829
Death Place: New South Wales. Registration Year: 1829. Registration Place: Windsor, New South Wales. Volume Number: V18291485 13

Convict Death Register
Name: John Cliffe Estimated birth year: abt 1809. Age: 20. Date of Death: 6 Jan 1829. District: Windsor
Shot by J Roberts - Constable

Name: John Cliffe. Date: 6 Jan 1829
Place: New South Wales, Australia
Category: Convicts Deaths
Title: Effects of Deceased Convicts, 1826-1841
Volume Number: 4/2526
1 Pound 10 Shillings

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 10th April, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), date of death: 6th January, 1829 (prev. 0000)

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