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John Purvis, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Northumberland. Assizes Newcastle-on-Tyne
19th March, 1857
3rd July, 1857
|Place of arrival
Travelled with 261 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 218
||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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Carter Purvis on 28th October, 2016 wrote:
Marked an aboriginal lady named Matilda Lowe and had 3 children after his release
Convict Changes History
Carter Purvis on 28th October, 2016 made the following changes:
gender: m, occupation, crime