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Leonard Darke

Leonard Darke, one of 404 convicts transported on the Pitt, June 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Leonard Darke
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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: -
Convicted at: Bucks. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Pitt
Departure date: June, 1791
Arrival date: 14th February, 1792
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 402 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 156
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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Anonymous on 31st August, 2011 wrote:

Family historians believe he is related to William Darke of Aston Juxa, Birmingham, who son was Henry Hyett Darke (Birmingham) and Henry Montford Darke migrated to Port Philip.

Henry Montford Darke m. Maryanne Burrows sister of Thomas Burrows migrated 1852 on the "Bride" and sister to James & William Burrows migrated "Maitland" 1849 to Port Philip.

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