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James Clough

James Clough, one of 200 convicts transported on the Albion, 17 May 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Clough
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Theft of hankerchief
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Albion
Departure date: 17th May, 1823
Arrival date: 21st October, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 51 (27)
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

Lee White on 11th February, 2012 wrote:

He married Ann Slynn,[ arriving with Bounty Scheme 1840] in Sydney in 1841.She was 29 and he approximately 42. It’s possible that he’d spent the decade after being given his Cert of Freedom in Sept 1829, in Melbourne.
They had their first child Sarah Ann in 1842, Edwin in 1844 [ twin died] Charles [ twin died], Susannah Myra, Frederick William.
Worked as a butcher, was declared insolvent once,appears on the marriage certs of his 2 daughters as giving his permission, died in Gowrie St. Newtown, cert witnessed by his son Edwin and daughter in law D.Anne Clough [ nee Hampson]

Convict Changes History

Lee White on 11th February, 2012 made the following changes:

gender m

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