Students at the University of Sydney

The first 24 students

Thomas Bispham Clarke

Thomas Bispham Clarke (c1830 - 1864) was admitted as a student at the new University of Sydney in 1852 in the first cohort of students.


His early life

Thomas Bispham Clarke was the son of Thomas Clarke, gentleman, and was born at St Lucia in the West Indies.

He attended the school at Parramatta conducted by Dr William Woolls.

His student days at the University of Sydney

Thomas was 20 when he was admitted as a student at the new University of Sydney in the first cohort of students, but did not complete his studies.

His career

All that is known is that he died in NSW in 1864.