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John Clinch

John Clinch, one of 300 convicts transported on the Equestrian, 30 June 1845

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Clinch
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

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: Stealing clothes
Convicted at: Middlesex, Clerkenwell Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Equestrian
Departure date: 30th June, 1845
Arrival date: 15th October, 1845
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 298 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 324
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

Jennifer MacKay on 8th May, 2016 wrote:

After receiving his Conditional Pardon, John Clinch went on to steal horses and served time in Pentridge Prison in Victoria.
No. 3028
Height 5’½
Complexion Fresh
Hair Sandy
Eyes Grey
Nose Large
Mouth Med
Chin Med
Eyebrows Light
Visage Long
Forehead High
Age in 1856 32 1824
Native Place Maidenhead
Trade Wood Turner
Religion Catholic
Read or Write Both

Convict Changes History

Jennifer MacKay on 8th May, 2016 made the following changes:

occupation, crime

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