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Edward McClean, one of 216 convicts transported on the Clyde, 20 August 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||Groom and house servant
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Chester Quarter Session
20th August, 1830
18th December, 1830
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 215 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 468
||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 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