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Edward McClean

Edward McClean, one of 216 convicts transported on the Clyde, 20 August 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward McClean
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Groom and house servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Chester Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Clyde
Departure date: 20th August, 1830
Arrival date: 18th December, 1830
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 468
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

Anonymous on 19th May, 2012 wrote:

Edward McClean was transported for stealing a metal box, money etc., he was 33 years old on arrival in VDL and his native place was Waterford.

Description: 5’8" tall, dark blue eyes, light brown hair, single.
Goal Report:bad Hulk report:good
1831 muster: Public Works
1832 muster: Assigned to Mr. Bonney
1833 muster: Assigned to Mr. T. Scott
1835 muster: Assigned to Mr. J. Leake.

16/4/1831: He was a Constable/drunkedness - fined 10s.
7/12/1831: Constable/Drunk las night when on duty - to be dismissed from his office and suspended from duty until his pleasure be ??
9/8/1833: Constable/Drunk and allowing a female prisoner in his charge to get drunk also, having repeatedly been warned as to his habits of drunkedness - is to be forwarded to the Road Party at Bagdad there kept for 12 months.
29/12/1834: Being drunk in a Public House on the Sabbath - 1 month in a Road Party and then if well conducted to be sent to the Gang, Green Ponds and then never again to be employed in the Survey Department.
1835: Absent from muster - Road Party and 1 month to be added to his sentence.
13/6/1836: Leake/Insolence - 12 months hard labour at Spring Hill.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 19th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1797-00-00 (prev. 0000-00-13)

Zac on 18th May, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 0000-00-13, gender m

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