David Petty 2261

M, #226, b. 1805, d. March 1861

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Family LinkDavid Petty 226 and William Petty 225 were brothers. 
BirthHe was born in 1805.1 
DeathHe died in March 1861 at Serpentine, Western Australia, "Fatally injured when he fell from a barn loft" The Serpentine pg 81.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life 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 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a woodcutter on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 November 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "The Murray District."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. [S59] Neil J Coy, The Serpentine A History of the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale, pg 81.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1665/1861.
  4. [S185] Ronald Richards, The Murray District of WA, pg 311.

William Burleigh 2271

M, #227, b. 1788, d. 20 October 1869

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BirthHe was born in 1788.1 
DeathHe died on 20 October 1869 at Perth, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 21 October 1869 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & wounding and sentenced to life on 19 July 1847 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonecutter on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 February 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 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, Reg: 4401/1869.
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Maurice Perry 2281

M, #228, b. 12 June 1818, d. 15 August 1885

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BirthHe was born on 12 June 1818 at Somerset, England.1 
BurialHe was buried on 15 August 1885 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 15 August 1885 at Geraldlton, Western Australia, found dead in his hut.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 4 August 1847 at Bridgewater, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 May 1851.1,5 
OccupationRecorded as a limeburner on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 February 1864 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of being illegally in the province while under sentence of transpotation and sentenced to ordered sent back to WA on 27 May 1864 at Adelaide, South Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watson

Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."7,8

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustAlbany Related
Mid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited1 Feb 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19124
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1885 pg 142.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13343/1885.
  5. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054368647/view
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/39119865
  7. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.
  8. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 184.

James Stillwell 2291

M, #229, b. 1823, d. November 1889

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died in November 1889 at Brisbane, Queensland.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a shirt and sentenced to 14 years on 22 October 1847 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Joseph Walker.3 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 21 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited26 Jul 2022

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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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, Classified Advertising (1889, November 21). The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), p. 1. Retrieved December 25, 2021, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3504218
  3. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

John Showell 2301

M, #230, b. 1821

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking his superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 9 December 1847 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a servant; soldier on 13 May 1851.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Letters DD on left side on 13 May 1851.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 
EscapedJohn Showell 230 escaped from on the list of convicts who are supposed to have escaped from the Colony published in 1880.3 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited20 May 2023

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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, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002

John Jones 2311

M, #231, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing and sentenced to life on 3 July 1837 at Lancaster, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 July 1843 at Tasmania.3 
ConvictedConvicted of escape from transportation and sentenced to life on 11 December 1847 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 September 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 July 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Eastern States Convict
Last Edited27 Jun 2023

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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. [S5] Australian Convict Transportation Registers – Other Fleets & Ships, 1791-1868, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728075871/findingaid#nla-obj-728081452, Neptune departed 4.10.1837 for Van Diemen's Land (via The Genealogist).
  3. [S75] Libraries Tasmania, online stors.tas.gov.au, https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON31-1-25$init=CON31-1-25p78.

Theodore Krakouer 2321

M, #232, b. December 1818, d. 11 May 1877
Name-Variation Theodore Krakouer 232 was also known as Teudor Krakanes 232.1 

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BirthHe was born in December 1818 at Krakow, Poland.1,2 
DeathHe died on 11 May 1877 at Fremantle, Western Australia, lunatic asylum.1,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing clothes & money and sentenced to 15 years on 8 January 1849 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 May 1851. Married Brina Israel.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wool sorter on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 September 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 September 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 February 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Theodore's story can be explored in the book "Finding Theodore and Brina" available at SLWA

The attached story is courtesy of Michelle Urban and Joanne Hyland

He is mention in "Hebrew, Israelite, Jew"

He is also mentioned in "Exploation Eastwards ..."

There is also a story of Theordore's life on https://convictssouthwestwa.com.au/krakouer-theodore/

He is also featured here Fremantle Stuff

There is a tree containing some of his descendants in "Nyungar Tradition .."5,6,7,8,9,10

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited5 Mar 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1877 pg 77.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9267/1877.
  5. [S81] Terri-Ann White, Finding Theodore and Brina.
  6. [S96] Michelle Urban and Joanne Hyland,Perth, WA.
  7. [S104] Convicts South West WA, online convictssouthwestwa.com.au, by Jeff Peirce.
  8. [S193] Lois Tilbrook, Nyungar Tradition, pgs 142-143.
  9. [S248] David Mossenson, Hebrew, Israelite, Jew, pg 10, 251.
  10. [S167] Peter J. Bridge & Kim Epton, Exploration Eastwards 1860-1869, pg 285-288.

Joseph Fox 2331

M, #233, b. 14 April 1828, d. 4 May 1894
Name-Change Joseph Fox 233 was also known as James Fox 233.1 

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BirthHe was born on 14 April 1828 at Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England.1,2 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia. Methodist Section.3
DeathHe died on 4 May 1894 at Northam, Western Australia.1,4 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 20 years on 29 March 1848 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 30.6.1854. Married Mary Berry/Barry 1854.1,5 
OccupationRecorded as a carter on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 October 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 May 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 28 March 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 November 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited6 May 2023

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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, Film No. 547824.
  3. [S40] Northam Cemetery, online northamcemetery.atwebpages.com/.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 479/1894.
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2036170093/view

Robert Simpson 2341

M, #234, b. 1823, d. 7 June 1852

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 7 June 1852 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, fever.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery pickpocket and sentenced to 20 years on 29 July 1848 at Durham, Durham, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farmers man on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited26 Jul 2022

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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. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034201453/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

George Digby 2351

M, #235, b. 1827, d. 3 January 1856

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 3 January 1856 at Western Australia fractured spine.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 26 February 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 June 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited30 Jan 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043257063/view
  3. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 71.

William Cullum 2361

M, #236, b. 1823, d. 1 June 1852

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 1 June 1852 at Fremantle, Western Australia, phthisis.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 26 February 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited26 Jul 2022

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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. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034201453/view

Samuel Cooper 2371

M, #237, b. 1816

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
ConvictedConvicted of extortion and sentenced to 15 years on 26 February 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1,2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farmers man on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 May 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited25 Apr 2022

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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. [S115] Digital panopticon, online digitalpanopticon.org, https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/life

John Woods 2381

M, #238, b. 1819

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing pork and sentenced to 15 years on 16 April 1849 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason's labourer on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 November 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watson.2

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited18 May 2022

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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. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

George Mccoy 2391

M, #239, b. June 1820, d. 1871

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BirthHe was born in June 1820.1 
DeathHe died in 1871 at Vasse, Western Australia, reg: 4997/1871 (McCay.)1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of wilful murder and sentenced to life on 13 December 1847 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1,3 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wine cooper on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 March 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited10 Dec 2022

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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. [S115] Digital panopticon, online digitalpanopticon.org, https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/life

Robert Buck 2401

M, #240, b. 1809, d. 1 July 1862

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BirthHe was born in 1809.1 
DeathHe died on 1 July 1862 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, reg: 2034/1862 rupture of urethra.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of felony horse stealing and sentenced to 15 years on 10 January 1849 at Swaffham, Norfolk, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 3 chn as at 13 May 1851. Two chn arrived WA.5,6 
OccupationRecorded as a servant on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 September 1852 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempting to defraud by altering a receipt and sentenced to 6 months hard labour on 18 December 1857 at Swan, Western Australia.7 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited13 Jul 2023

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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-2039513251/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, TOL Wives & Families Passage Money Status as at 30.06.1856 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043048439/view
  6. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054368647/view
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, TOL Holders Reconvicted in Qtr ending 31.12.1857 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2044096226/view

Thomas Mackie 2411

M, #241, b. July 1821

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BirthHe was born in July 1821.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 15 years on 10 March 1849 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 13 May 1851.2 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 October 1852 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 9 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited13 Jul 2023

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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. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054368647/view

John Wilmot 2421

M, #242, b. 1807, d. 27 October 1857
Name-Change John Wilmot 242 was also known as John Wilmott 242.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1807.1 
DeathHe died on 27 October 1857 at Upper Swan, Western Australia, reg: 1018/1857 natural causes.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 15 years on 10 March 1849 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 October 1852 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited10 Dec 2022

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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 321 https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2044004985/view
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.

Samuel Garrett 2431

M, #243, b. 1812, d. 16 July 1869

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BirthHe was born in 1812.1 
DeathHe died on 16 July 1869 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 16 July 1869 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting with intent and sentenced to 15 years on 22 March 1849 at Hereford, Herefordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."5 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited31 Jan 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4340/1869.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 92.

John Winder 2441

M, #244, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking his superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 4 October 1849 at Newcastle, Jamaica.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter; soldier on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited11 Jan 2022

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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.

Thomas Dawes 2451

M, #245, b. 1822, d. 5 July 1901

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 5 July 1901 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Bronchial Pneumonia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 6 July 1901 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 20 years on 20 July 1849 at Derby, Derbyshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1,5 
OccupationRecorded as a soap maker on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited13 Jul 2023

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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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1971/1901.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054379772/view

Charles Rollins 2461

M, #246, b. 31 July 1823
Name-Change Charles Rollins 246 was also known as Charles Rawlings 246. 

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BirthHe was born on 31 July 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 14 years on 3 April 1849 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 31.12.1853.1,2 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 August 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 November 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited12 Mar 2022

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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-2037108903/view

George Howard 2471

M, #247, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 14 years on 1 March 1849 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason's labourer on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 September 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 July 1855 at Western Australia.1 
LeftGeorge Howard 247 left the colony for SA per Guyon on 27 April 1856.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
Last Edited22 Jul 2023

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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.

Charles Jackson 2481

M, #248, b. 1824, d. 25 February 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
BurialHe was buried on 25 February 1884 at Dongara Cemetery, Dongara, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 25 February 1884 at Dongara, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 9 April 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1,4 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 September 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 June 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited6 May 2023

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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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=14566
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12451/1884.
  4. [S115] Digital panopticon, online digitalpanopticon.org, https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/life

Frederick Williams 2491

M, #249, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of resisting arrest & wounding and sentenced to 15 years on 24 March 1849 at Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 December 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 August 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited2 Dec 2021

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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.

Henry Joshua Killerby 2501

M, #250, b. 1826, d. 4 May 1852

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 4 May 1852 at Fremantle, Western Australia, paralysis.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of writing a threatening letter and sentenced to 15 years on 26 February 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1,4 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a compositor on 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited25 Jun 2023

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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. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034201453/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S115] Digital panopticon, online digitalpanopticon.org, https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/life