William CLARKE

Family name(s) CLARKE
Given name(s) William
Alternate name(s)
Sex Male
Occupation No trade recorded
Age when departed England 23
Trial date 14 January 1784
Trial place Old Bailey, London
Crimes Burglary
Value of crimes 22 shillings
Original sentence Death
Transported for 7 years
Ship Scarborough
Date left colony
Date of Death 15 October 1822


He was caught when, having broken into a public house, he was found lying in the cellar “very much in liquor”.He died “a very infirm old man” as a result of “excessive drinking of spirits”.