Thomas Clarke, a soldier in Corfu, returned to Ireland with the British Army in 1830. Seven months later, he married Ellen Walsh.
The 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot leaves Ireland for England, and then splits for the voyage to Australia guarding transported convicts.
New South Wales is the worst place for a soldier and after four years, he receives his discharge. As settlers in Clarence Town and on the Macleay Rivers, Ellen and Thomas Clarke formed a dynasty that numbers over 6500 descendants, and you could be one of them!