Samuel Scattergood 11

M, #1, b. 1810, d. 25 April 1862
Name-Variation Samuel Scattergood 1 was also known as Joseph Samuel Thompson 1.1 

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Parents His parents were Samuel Scattergood & Mary.2 
BirthHe was born in 1810 at Shepshed, Leicestershire, England.1,2 
BaptismHe was baptised in July 1810 at Shepshed, Leicestershire, England.2 
MarrHe married Honor Malcrevy in 1851 at Fremantle, Western Australia.3 
DeathHe died on 25 April 1862 at Fremantle, Western Australia, reg: 1966/1862.1,4 
BurialHe was buried at Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.5 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Hall Croft, Shepshed, Leicestershire, England.6 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a sheep and sentenced to 15 years on 9 March 1848 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 9"; Light brown hair, blue eyes, thin visage, fair, tanned complexion, stout to middling appearance; Marks - Man and Woman, 2 stars, 1 dog, ST 1838 on rgt arm, half moon and seven stars, an anchor, heart, spade, club and diamond, IMB on left arm on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gardener on 1 June 1850.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 1 on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 June 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a gardener working for Mr. Dempster at the wage of 30s per month.1,7 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 July 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is briefly told in "Convict Fremantle" pg 76 (see attached)

Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle"

He is mentioned in "Cala Munnda ..."8,9,10

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S282] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online familysearch.org, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NYTV-PJ5
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 394/1851 recorded as Samuel Thomson.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, Registered St Patrick's Church, Fremantle.
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/206664248/…
  6. [S103] 1841 England Census, online familysearch.org, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQYK-QZ9
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view
  8. [S90] Michael Bosworth, Convict Fremantle A Place of Promise and Punishment.
  9. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 204.
  10. [S254] John Slee, Cala Munnda : a home in the forest : a history of Kalamunda, pg 24.

John Patience 21

M, #2, b. 1818, d. 24 September 1870
Name-Change John Patience 2 was also known as John Pashen 2. 

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Parents His father was Joseph Pashen.2 
BirthHe was born in 1818 at Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, England.3,4 
BaptismHe was baptised on 11 January 1818 at Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, England.4 
MarrHe married Jane Gillingham on 23 March 1841 at Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset, England.2 
MarrHe married Anne Criddle on 14 November 1857 at Port Gregory, Western Australia.5 
DeathHe died on 24 September 1870 at Greenough Flats, Greenough, Western Australia.1,6 
BurialHe was buried on 24 September 1870 at Bootenal Cemetery, Bootenal, Western Australia.7,6,8 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 14 years on 11 March 1848 at Dorchester, Dorset, England.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 7 ; brown hair; grey eyes; oval visage; fair complexion; stout to middling appearance; Marks - C.P.E.P on rgt arm; JP on rgt hand on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; miner on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Pentonville prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 2 on 1 June 1850.1 
Family StatusJohn Patience 2 claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 1 June 1850.1,9 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 May 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Champion Bay district as a labourer working for Colonial Assurance Co. at the wage of £2 per month.1,10 
Bio Mentioned in "Western Australian Exploration ..."11 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S228] Dorset Baptisms, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S106] Pentonville Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813416365/view
  4. [S228] Dorset Baptisms, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1117/1857.
  6. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4759/1870.
  7. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=5190
  8. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/210872327/john-patience
  9. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054365514/view
  10. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view
  11. [S170] Cheryl Milentis, Western Australian Exploration 1846-1860, pg 473, 559.

William Branson 31

M, #3, b. 9 February 1817, d. 12 May 1901
Name-Variation William Branson 3 was also known as William Braunstone 3.1 

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BaptismHe was baptised on 9 February 1817 at Bosworth, Leicestershire, England.1,2 
BirthHe was born in 1817 at Bosworth, Leicestershire, England.2 
MarrHe married Elizabeth Ireton on 4 June 1838 at Loughborough, Leicestershire, England.3 
MarrHe married Margaret Mottram on 12 November 1851 at Perth, Western Australia. Daughter of Samuel Mottram.4,5
DeathHe died on 12 May 1901 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,6,7 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. RC BB 245.8,9 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Whitwick, Leicestershire, England.10 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 15 years on 9 March 1848 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 7 1/2; Brown hair; hazel eyes; oval visage; dark complexion; stout appearance; Marks - small scar inner corner of left eyebrow on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker; framework knitter on 1 June 1850.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 3 on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 March 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Perth district as a butcher working for Mr. Padbury at the wage of 30s per month.1,11 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S37] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S297] England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  4. [S15] Marriage Certificate.
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 391/1851.
  6. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch.
  7. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1876/1901. Recorded as William Bransom.
  8. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  9. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/196201478/…
  10. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  11. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033924223/view

John Larcombe 41

M, #4, b. 1818, d. 25 July 1894

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
DeathHe died on 25 July 1894 at Lake Dumbleyoung, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 4 January 1848 at Dorchester, Dorset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 4; light brown hair; hazel eyes; oval visage; fair complexion; stout appearance; Marks - LARK and an anchor on rgt arm EM on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner; sawyer on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Pentonville prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4 on 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 June 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Perth district as a sawyer working for Rt. Rev. Dr. Serra at the wage of £3 per month.1,4 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 25 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1894 pg 149.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 683/1894.
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view

Thomas Welsby 51

M, #5, b. 1824, d. 25 July 1880
Name-Variation Thomas Welsby 5 was also known as Thomas Welsbey 5.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1824 at Lancashire, England.1,2 
DeathHe died on 25 July 1880 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, reg: 10589/1880.1,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 26 July 1880 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia. As Thomas Wellesbey.4 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Sephton, Lancashire, England.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 23 March 1848 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 5 1/8; dark brown hair; dark hazel eyes; prominent visage; dark complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a muslin manufacturer; smith's striker on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 5 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 13 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

John Jermyn 61

M, #6, b. 20 December 1825, d. 17 November 1874

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Parents His parents were William jermyn & Susan Reeve.2 
BirthHe was born on 20 December 1825 at Limpenhoe, Norfolk, England.1,2 
BaptismHe was baptised on 5 February 1826 at Limpenhoe, Norfolk, England.2 
DeathHe died on 17 November 1874 at Northampton, Western Australia.1 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Limpenhoe, Norfolk, England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of Rape and sentenced to 15 years on 28 March 1848 at Norwich, Norfolk, England.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 9; brown hair; blue eyes; long visage; fair complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 1 June 1850.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 6 on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 June 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a shoemaker working for self at the wage of 30s per month.1,4 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 March 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S227] Norfolk Baptisms, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view

George Thompson 71

M, #7, b. 2 February 1825

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BirthHe was born on 2 February 1825 at Northumberland, England.1,2 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Ingram, Northumberland, England. His occupation was shown as ag labourer.2 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on 29 February 1848 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 8; brown hair; blue eyes; prominent visage fair complexion a little tanned; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner; pitman on 1 June 1850.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 7 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 May 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a woodcutter working for Mr. Curtis at the wage of 30s per month.1,3 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view

William Carter 81

M, #8, b. 1825, d. 1874

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
MarrHe married Lucy Nash on 2 July 1853 at Fremantle, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died in 1874 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing and sentenced to 15 years on 18 October 1847 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 30.06.1853.1,3 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 6; sandy inclined hair colour; hazel eyes; prominent visage; fair; freckled complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Millbank prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 8 on 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 March 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Perth district as a butcher working for Messrs. Padbury & Cole at the wage of £2 per month.1,4 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 December 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."5 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 469/1853.
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034041466/view
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033924223/view
  5. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 50.

James Smith 91

M, #9, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824 at Worcestershire, England.1,2 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Dudley, Worcestershire, England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 3 January 1848 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 7; dark brown hair; grey eyes; oval visage; fair complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 1 June 1850.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Pentonville prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 9 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a baker working for Convict Establishment at the wage of £5 per month without rations.1,4 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 July 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."5 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  3. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view
  5. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 211.

Thomas Hirst 101

M, #10, b. 1824, d. 14 September 1856
Name-Variation Thomas Hirst 10 was also known as Thomas Hurst 10.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
DeathHe died on 14 September 1856 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, 14 Sep 1856; BDM WA Regn. No. 846; recorded as Hurst; 35 yo.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 6 March 1847 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 3; dark brown hair; brown eyes; oval visage; rather sallow complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brass moulder on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 10 on 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 December 1850 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Swan district as a brass-moulder working for John Smith at the wage of 10s per week.1,4 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Convict Register Acc 128 38-39 frame 322 https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2037088457/view
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033279600/view

Thomas Henry Trott 111,2

M, #11, b. 23 October 1823, d. 6 May 1910
Name-Variation Thomas Henry Trott 11 was also known as Henry Thomas 11.1 

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Thomas Trott 11 (Photo: KielyV69)
Parents His parents were Hodson Trott & Maria.3 
Family LinkThomas Henry Trott 11 and James Trott 3408 were brothers. 
BirthHe was born on 23 October 1823 at Boston, Lincolnshire, England.1 
BaptismHe was baptised on 29 October 1823 at St Botolph's, Boston, Lincolnshire, England.4 
MarrHe married Ellen Meade on 15 August 1851 at Fremantle, Western Australia.5 
DeathHe died on 6 May 1910 at Bunbury, Western Australia.1,6 
BurialHe was buried at Bunbury Pioneer Catholic Cemetery, Bunbury, Western Australia.7 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing & assault in company with others and sentenced to 15 years on 6 March 1847 at Boston, Lincolnshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 5; brown hair; blue eyes; oval visage; brown complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman; mason on 1 June 1850.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 11 on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 30.6.1852.1,8 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 December 1850 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a mason working for D. Scott at the wage of 7s per diem.1,9 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."10 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 6600060/1910.
  4. [S37] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 372/1851.
  6. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6600060/1910. Recorded as Thomas Henry Trott.
  7. [S105] FHWA Cemetery Records, online members.wags.org.au/members-data/cemetery-data.
  8. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034221068/view
  9. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033279600/view
  10. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 215.

Edward Spillett 121

M, #12, b. December 1818, d. 18 May 1870
Name-Variation Edward Spillett 12 was also known as Edward Spliiitt 12.1 

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Parents His parents were John Spillett & Martha. 
BirthHe was born in December 1818 at Eastling, Kent, England.1,2 
BaptismHe was baptised on 10 January 1819 at Eastling, Kent, England, His parents were John Spillett & Martha.2 
MarrHe married Sarah Henniker on 12 September 1841 at Throwley, Kent, England.3 
MarrHe married Nancy McFaddin on 5 April 1860 at Naracoote, South Australia. Daughter of Hugh McFaddin.4 
DeathHe died on 18 May 1870 at Penola, South Australia.1 
BurialHe was buried at Penola Cemetery, Penola, South Australia.5
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on 13 March 1848 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 6; light brown hair; grey eyes; oval visage; fair fresh complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 1 June 1850.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 12 on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 1 June 1850. Applied for wife, Sarah, to come 1851 - response "has no desire to join him."1,6 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 June 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the York district as a mason working for Mr. Monger at the wage of £2 per month.1,7 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 July 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S37] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S296] England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973, online Ancestry.com.
  4. [S311] Marriages, SA Marriages 1842-1916, District Rob, Book 42 Page 294.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/235480400/…
  6. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054365119/view
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view

William Smith 131

M, #13, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 3 January 1848 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 3 1/4; dark brown hair; brown eyes; oval visage; fresh complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Millbank prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 13 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 March 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a mason's labourer working for Thomas Trott at the wage of £2 per month.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of assulting a policeman and sentenced to 1 year and 50 lashes on 24 June 1851 at Fremantle, Western Australia.3 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033924223/view
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033925338/view

Robert Eley 141

M, #14, b. 23 December 1827

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BirthHe was born on 23 December 1827 at Suffolk, England.1,2 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a copper funnel and sentenced to 14 years on 25 February 1848 at Durham, Durham, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 3 1/2; dark brown hair; grey eyes; oval visage; dark complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sailor on 1 June 1850.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 14 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 April 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Toodyay district as a labourer working for Mr. Thomas Cooke at the wage of £1 per month.1,3 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 May 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S103] 1841 England Census, online familysearch.org, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M73H-CJF
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view

James Sweeney 151

M, #15, b. June 1792, d. 23 October 1853
Name-Variation James Sweeney 15 was also known as James Sweeny 15.1 

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BirthHe was born in June 1792.1 
DeathHe died on 23 October 1853 at Fremantle, Western Australia, aged 61 yrs; died of a perforated eyelid ulcer.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of Uttering counterfeit coin and sentenced to 15 years on 20 March 1847 at Carnarvon, Gwynedd, Wales. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 children as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 8 1/4; grey hair; blue eyes; round visage; sallow complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mariner; ship's carpenter on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 15 on 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 December 1850 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Toodyay district as a carpenter, ship working for tba at the wage of tba.1,3 
Bio James Sweeney is referenced in the book "They Kept This State Afloat" pg 264.4 

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2037073983/view
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033279600/view
  4. [S20] Rod Dickson, They Kept This State Afloat, pg 264.

Samuel Jackson 161

M, #16, b. 1825, d. 28 January 1873

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
DeathHe died on 28 January 1873 at Colonial Hospital, Geraldton, Western Australia, 1873; Geraldton; 45 yrs BDM WA Regn. No. 6453.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 28 January 1873 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 29 March 1848 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 3; brown hair; grey eyes; oval visage; fresh complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 16 on 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 June 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a sawyer working for self at the wage of 30s per month.1,5 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 June 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
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Last Edited4 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6453/1873.
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=16296
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view

George Postins 171

M, #17, b. 1830, d. 28 March 1905
Name-Variation George Postins 17 was also known as George Postans 17 also Postings, Postius.1 

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George Postans #17 (photo: Jill Cockram)
Parents His father was Samuel Postans.2 
BirthHe was born in 1830 at Herefordshire, England.1 
MarrHe married Harriet Green (nee Lewington) on 4 May 1858 at Fremantle, Western Australia.3 
DeathHe died on 28 March 1905 at Fremantle, Western Australia.1,4 
BurialHe was buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia. RC MON CC 0403 Grantee Harriett Postans.5,6
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 20 years on 18 October 1847 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 3; light brown hair; blue eyes; oval visage; fair complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Millbank prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 17 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 November 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached snippet is from "Norfolk Poacher .."

He is also mentioned in "The Murray District" and "The McLarty Family of Pinjarra"

Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle"

He also has a section in "Kwinana ..."7,8,9,10,11

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 968/1905.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1152/1858.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 968/1905.
  5. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  6. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/130432156/…
  7. [S80] Ronald Richards, The McLarty Family of Pinjarra The Story of a Western Australian Pioneering Family, pg 202.
  8. [S43] Bevan Carter, Norfolk Poacher, pg 286.
  9. [S185] Ronald Richards, The Murray District of WA, pg 311.
  10. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 189.
  11. [S307] Laurie Russell, Kwinana "Third Time Lucky", pgs 105-113.

Thomas Fletcher 181

M, #18, b. 10 April 1826, d. 8 July 1910

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Parents His parents were Joseph Fletcher & Mary Johnson.2 
BirthHe was born on 10 April 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 8 July 1910 at Fremantle, Western Australia.3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia. ANG MON AA 1409.3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 19 February 1848 at Lancaster, Lancashire, England.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 8 1/2; fair hair; grey eyes; oval visage; fair complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a collier on 1 June 1850.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 18 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 November 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."6 

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2700155/1910.
  3. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2700155/1910.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/77101879
  6. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 86.

Solomon Burkett 191

M, #19, b. 1 January 1804, d. 23 February 1868

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BirthHe was born on 1 January 1804.1 
MarrHe married Elizabeth Smith on 20 November 1832 at Baston, Lincolnshire, England.2 
DeathHe died on 23 February 1868 at Picton, Western Australia, reg: 3833/1868 (Berkitt.)1,3 
BurialHe was buried at Picton Cemetery, Picton, Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 29 February 1848 at Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 children as at 1 June 1850.4,5 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 4; brown hair;light hazel eyes; oval visage; fresh fair complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd; labourer on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 19 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 June 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Wellington district as a shepherd working for W.P. Clifton, Esq. at the wage of £24 per annum.1,6 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 January 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Have a look at Harvey History Online

also mentioned in "Shades of the Past."7 

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited7 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S296] England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, TOL Wives & Families Passage Money Status as at 30.06.1856 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043048439/view
  5. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054365514/view
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view
  7. [S186] R.K. Forsyth, Shades of the Past Some Colourful Western Australian Convicts, pg 9.

Matthew Porteous 201

M, #20, b. October 1797, d. 14 July 1854

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BirthHe was born in October 1797.1 
DeathHe died on 14 July 1854 at Perth, Western Australia, suicide by hanging.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 14 July 1854 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia. Buried as PORTEUS, Matthew.5,6 
ConvictedConvicted of Theft and sentenced to 14 years on 28 February 1848 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 7 1/4; dark brown hair; grey eyes; long sharp visage; dark complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a saddle; harness maker on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 20 on 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 April 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Perth district as a Sadler working for Mr. Von Bibra at the wage of £4 per month.1,7 

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Convict Register Acc 128 38-39 frame 319 https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, Series CO 18/File 89. AJCP Reel No: 466-467/Despatches. Half Year Return 31.12.1854 - Death Image 229.
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2035424337/view
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view

Thomas Stubbs 21 & 53721

M, #21, b. 22 July 1830

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BirthHe was born on 22 July 1830 at Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 29 March 1848 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 5 1/2; fair hair; hazel eyes; fair; long visage; dark complexion; slight appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Pentonville prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 21 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 May 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Wellington district as a sawyer working for W.P. Clifton, Esq. at the wage of £3 per annum.1,3 
LeftThomas Stubbs 21 & 5372 left the colony according to a letter from CG of Convicts the Colonial Secretary stating that Stubbs was lost or had absconded on 9 October 1854.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of being unlawfully at large and sentenced to 6 months prison then transportation for life on 1 December 1855 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.6 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 19 August 1859.6 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 5372 on 19 August 1859.6 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.6 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1862 at Guildford, Western Australia.6 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 December 1865 at Perth, Western Australia.6 
Bio The attached story is courtesy of Joanne Hyland

Also have a look at Harvey History Online for another version of his life.7

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
Sultana Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Sent to WA Twice
Returned to England from WA Early
Last Edited18 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S106] Pentonville Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813416880/view
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view
  4. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2487454_002
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller-General to the Colonial Secretary (C19-C21) No. 744/1854 (frame 556) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  6. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  7. [S27] Joanne Hyland,High Wycombe, WA.

Thomas Faulds 221

M, #22, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 14 years on 28 September 1847 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 4 1/2; brown hair; grey eyes; round rather flat visage; dark complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; carpenter; iron moulder on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Pentonville prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 22 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 February 1851 at Western Australia.1,2 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3 

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ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033924223/view
  3. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 83.

James Tetlow 231

M, #23, b. 1795, d. 11 June 1890

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Parents His parents were John Tetlow & Betty.2 
BirthHe was born in 1795 at Wardleworth, Lancashire, England.1,2 
BaptismHe was baptised on 9 November 1795 at St Mary, Wardleworth, Lancashire, England.2 
MarrHe married Elizabeth Illingworth on 6 May 1830 at St Mary, Elland, Yorkshire, England.3 
DeathHe died on 11 June 1890 at Geraldton, Western Australia, Geraldton; June 1890; paper states aged 101 - if born in 1794 then 95.1 
BurialHe was buried on 11 June 1890 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on 23 March 1848 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: height 5' 5; light brown hair; blue eyes; thin; sharp visage; fair a little tanned complexion; stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 23 on 1 June 1850.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 6 children as at 1 June 1850. Applied for wife & chn to come to WA 1/2yr return 31.12.1851.6,7,8 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 June 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a mason working for Convict Establishment at the wage of 7s per diem without rations.1,9 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."10 

Found in These Indexes

ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited17 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S37] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S314] West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19363
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/229905147/james-tetlow
  6. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034317758/view
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, TOL Wives & Families Passage Money Status as at 30.06.1856 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043048439/view
  8. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054365514/view
  9. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033923502/view
  10. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 224.

Thomas Rodrigues 241

M, #24, b. 10 March 1824, d. 5 September 1905
Name-Change Thomas Rodrigues 24 was also known as Thomas Roderique 24. 

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Thomas Rodrigues (Photo: DANNIIVTK)
Parents His parents were Emanuel Rodriguez & Eliz.2 
BirthHe was born on 10 March 1824 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England; Portugal (born Liverpool; father Portuguese?)1,2 
BaptismHe was baptised on 14 March 1824 at St Peter's Priory, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, His parents were Emanuel Rodriguez & Eliz.2 
MarrHe married Ellenor North on 29 September 1844 at St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England.3 
MarrHe married Jane Duffy on 12 April 1878 at Dunedin, New Zealand.4 
DeathHe died on 5 September 1905 at Invercargill, New Zealand.1 
BurialHe was buried at Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill, New Zealand.5
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. His occupation was shown as mariner.6 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on 11 December 1847 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason; boatman on 1 June 1850.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 11 1/2; light brown hair; hazel eyes; oval visage; fair; tanned complexion; moderately stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 24 on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Millbank prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 April 1851 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Champion Bay district as a labourer working for Colonial Assurance Company at the wage of £2 per month.1,7 
Bio His story is told in Western Ancestor Jun 2020 pg 312-314. 

Found in These Indexes

ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited7 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S315] Liverpool, England, Catholic Baptisms, 1741-1919, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S316] Liverpool, England, Catholic Marriages, 1754-1933, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  4. [S317] New Zealand, Marriage Index, 1840-1937, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/220449401/…
  6. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033924223/view

Martin Stone 251

M, #25, b. 11 December 1826, d. 7 May 1908
Name-Variation Martin Stone 25 was also known as Martin Norris 25. 

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Martin Stone #25 (Photo: joybella - ancestry)
BirthHe was born on 11 December 1826 at Stourton, Dorset, England.1 
MarrHe married Emma Bagshaw on 9 February 1857 at York Church (C of E), York, Western Australia. Daughter of John Bagshaw.2
DeathHe died on 7 May 1908 at York, Western Australia.1,3 
BurialHe was buried at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4
Census_1841EngMartin Stone 25 appeared on the 1841 English census at Gillingham, Dorset, England. He was recorded as Martin Norris.5 
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing and sentenced to 15 years on 5 January 1847 at Dorchester, Dorset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 June 1850.1
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Height 5' 7; light brown hair; grey eyes; long visage; fair complexion; middling stout appearance on 1 June 1850.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter on 1 June 1850.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Scindian arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 June 1850. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 25 on 1 June 1850.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 June 1850.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 November 1850 at Western Australia. He was assigned to the Fremantle district as a groom working for P. Marmion at the wage of £15 per annum.1,6 
ConvictedConvicted of disorderly conduct and sentenced to 3 months hard labour on 21 March 1851 at Fremantle, Western Australia.7 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 July 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of John Bagshaw.8 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 2 April 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Bio See attached compliments of Bevan Carter & Joanne Hyland

The attached chart of Martin and Emma's children is compliments of John Denman.9

Found in These Indexes

ShipScindian 1850 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited3 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1043/1857.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 7100011/1908.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51114833/martin-stone
  5. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033279600/view
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2033925338/view
  8. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  9. [S29] Bevan Carter,Bassendean, WA.