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John Hudson

John Hudson, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Hudson
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1920
Age: 87 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing from the person
Convicted at: Middlesex Adjourned General Quarter Sessions Clerkenwell
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Clara
Departure date: 19th March, 1857
Arrival date: 3rd July, 1857
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 261 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 217 (110)
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

Zac Child on 20th March, 2012 wrote:

He was 9 years old when he stole 22 shillings but didn’t leave England until he was 13 years of age (1787) he left England on Friendship (the boat). he was transportation for 7 years

Anonymous on 3rd April, 2012 wrote:

There was a John Hudson arrived Norfolk Island,ship Friendship(1)by Jan 1802 and departed 28 feb 1805…chez

Anonymous on 7th June, 2012 wrote:

John Hudson was tried at Clerkenwell.  He was single, black hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion, middling stout, cut over right eye, scar on left cheek, scar left side of chin, wreath, E. Hudson, I, heart and I left arm etc.

John’s Convict No. was 4492

10/4/1858: TOL

5/8/1859: CP

D Wong on 8th March, 2013 wrote:

John Hudson was 24 years old on arrival in WA.  He had a previous conviction for Larceny.

John was single, 5’6” tall, black hair, brown eyes, long face, fresh complexion, middling stout, cut over right eye, scar right cheek, scar left side of chin, tattoos.

10/4/1858: TOL
8/8/1859: CP

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 1st August, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1774-00-00 (prev. 1833-00-00)

Zac Child on 20th March, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1774-00-00, gender m

Anonymous on 23rd November, 2011 made the following changes:

gender m

Anonymous on 7th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1833-00-00 (prev. 1774-00-00)

Poo on 7th March, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, voyage, date of birth 1774, crime

D Wong on 8th March, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, voyage, date of birth 1833, occupation, crime

brayden on 24th August, 2018 made the following changes:

date of death: 1920 (prev. 0000)

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