Peter Clark, 18371863 (aged 25 years)

Clark, Peter (1837-1863)
Name
Peter Clark
Given names
Peter
Surname
Clark
Birth May 3, 1837 26 22
Birth of a brotherThomas Clark
June 1, 1839 (aged 2 years)
Birth of a sisterAnn Marie Clark
1841 (aged 3 years)
Text:

V18418098 121C/1841 CLARKE ANN M WILLIAM CATHARINE

Birth of a brotherSamuel Clark
January 9, 1844 (aged 6 years)
Birth of a brotherCharles Clark
April 5, 1846 (aged 8 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Clarke
June 12, 1848 (aged 11 years)
Address: Sydney Benevolent Hospital
Birth of a sisterSarah Clark
August 18, 1848 (aged 11 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherPeter McAlpin
February 23, 1850 (aged 12 years)
Note: Peter lived out his life as a businessman and blacksmith at Richmond. He was a devoted member of the Church of Scotland and was an original member of the church before St. Andrews was built at Richmond in 1845.
Burial of a maternal grandfatherPeter McAlpin
February 25, 1850 (aged 12 years)
Cemetery: St. Matthews Church of England Cemetery
Birth of a sisterSusannah Clark
October 27, 1850 (aged 13 years)
Birth of a sisterCatherine Clark
November 13, 1853 (aged 16 years)
Birth of a sisterCharlotte Clark
August 8, 1858 (aged 21 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Maria Singleton
1863 (aged 25 years)
Text:

Name: Ann M Clark Death Date: 1863 Death Place: New South Wales Father's name: William Registration Year: 1863 Registration Place: Wollombi, New South Wales Registration Number: 6377

Death April 9, 1863 (aged 25 years)
Cause of death: Shot by bushranger
Note: In 1863 of drover Peter Clarke by bushranger Henry Wilson. In the company of friends, Clarke was en route to Queensland to pick up some cattle. Slightly north-west of Burning Mountain the party was bailed up by Wilson. Clarke lunged at the highwayman to seize his gun but was shot in the neck. Undaunted he grappled with Wilson but was shot again, this time fatally. However, this gave his companions the chance to subdue the bushranger who was hanged at Maitland later that year. A 4WD track leads to a memorial near the location of his death on the Great North Road.
Family with parents
father
18111879
Birth: February 21, 1811 41 18Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 21, 1879Cullen Bullen, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
mother
18141893
Birth: May 9, 1814 46 36Richmond, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 28, 1893Cullen Bullen, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: January 16, 1832Richmond, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
10 months
elder sister
18321833
Birth: November 24, 1832 21 18Maitland, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 19, 1833Maitland, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
14 months
elder sister
18341836
Birth: January 17, 1834 22 19Maitland, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 4, 1836Maitland, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
18351866
Birth: 1835 23 20Patricks Plain, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 12, 1866Muswellbrook, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
himself
Clark, Peter (1837-1863)
18371863
Birth: May 3, 1837 26 22Cockfighter Creek, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 9, 1863Warlang Range, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18391927
Birth: June 1, 1839 28 25Cockfighter Creek, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 3, 1927New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
18411869
Birth: 1841 29 26New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1869Patricks Plain, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
18441914
Birth: January 9, 1844 32 29Bulga, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1914Narrabri, North West Slopes and Plains, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18461932
Birth: April 5, 1846 35 31Bulga, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 18, 1932Barraba, North West Slopes and Plains, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
18481875
Birth: August 18, 1848 37 34Bulga, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1875
2 years
younger sister
18501898
Birth: October 27, 1850 39 36Bulga, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1898Ellalong, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
1853
Birth: November 13, 1853 42 39Bulga, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
5 years
younger sister
1858
Birth: August 8, 1858 47 44Bulga, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
Death

In 1863 of drover Peter Clarke by bushranger Henry Wilson. In the company of friends, Clarke was en route to Queensland to pick up some cattle. Slightly north-west of Burning Mountain the party was bailed up by Wilson. Clarke lunged at the highwayman to seize his gun but was shot in the neck. Undaunted he grappled with Wilson but was shot again, this time fatally. However, this gave his companions the chance to subdue the bushranger who was hanged at Maitland later that year. A 4WD track leads to a memorial near the location of his death on the Great North Road.