John Patrick Higgins 26011

M, #2601, b. 1835, d. 1 May 1922

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of turf stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 2 February 1849 at County Leitrim, Ireland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 August 1853. Married Mary Anne Jane Walsh.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 30 August 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 June 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 February 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of John Higgins (himself).2 

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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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

James Smith 26021

M, #2602, b. 1837, d. 6 January 1858

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
DeathHe died on 6 January 1858 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia, reg: 1048/1858 comitted suicide while insane.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from a shop and sentenced to 7 years on 5 April 1849 at County Leitrim, Ireland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 30 August 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 August 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 October 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 June 1855 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039885876/view

Patrick Haney 26031

M, #2603, b. 1834, d. 11 February 1891
Name-Change Patrick Haney 2603 was also known as Patrick Heagney 2603.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 11 February 1891 at Guildford, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 30 March 1849 at County Monaghan, Ireland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 30 August 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 August 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 February 1855 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 7 years on 3 October 1855 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.4 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 November 1858 at Western Australia.4 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in October 1862 at Western Australia.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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1891 pg 30.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 123/1891. Recorded as Patrick Heaney.
  4. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

James Carey 26041

M, #2604, b. 1827, d. 15 February 1854

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 15 February 1854 at Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of cow stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 27 January 1849 at County Tipperary, Ireland.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 30 August 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 August 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 

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  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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039513251/view

William McDonald 26051

M, #2605, b. 1814

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 16 July 1850 at County Tyrone, Ireland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 30 August 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 30 August 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 June 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPhoebe Dunbar Convict Index
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  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.

Michael Browne 26061

M, #2606, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 2 March 1849 at Westmeath, Ireland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 August 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 August 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 February 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPhoebe Dunbar Convict Index
Last Edited27 Nov 2022

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  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.

John Kennedy 26071

M, #2607, b. 1826, d. 30 June 1891

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
BurialHe was buried at Toodyay Cemetery, Toodyay, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 30 June 1891 at Toodyay, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of bigamy and sentenced to 7 years on 4 July 1850 at County Wicklow, Ireland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 30 August 1853. Applied for wife & child to come to WA.3,4 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 August 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 July 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 August 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited14 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. [S42] Toodyay Cemeteries Database - Brian R Chambers,Northam, WA.
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2035423030/view
  4. [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-2054384849/view

Daniel Youds 26081

M, #2608, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832 at Cheshire, England.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking a sergeant (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 10 July 1853 at Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 August 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 30 August 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 30 August 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Phoebe Dunbar arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 August 1853. He had been collected from Ireland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 January 1856 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 10 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted and sentenced to 3 years on 3 December 1873 at Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 

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MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
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Last Edited29 Sep 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. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

John Foley 26111

M, #2611, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted murder (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 27 September 1852 at Dinapore, India.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 March 1859 at Western Australia. Attached image is from the Toodyay TOL CD 721/31.1,2
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
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Last Edited15 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. [S213] Ticket of Leave, Toodyay TOL Register 721/31, Pg 64R (pdf 356).

John Dugleby 26121

M, #2612, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing equipment (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 Years on 12 October 1853 at Meerut, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 November 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 December 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
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Last Edited24 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.

John McCullagh 26131

M, #2613, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of breach of articles of war (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 Years on 21 April 1853 at Bombay, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm servant; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 July 1856 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 26 April 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 28 April 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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  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.

Michael Hogan 26141

M, #2614, b. 1822, d. 12 September 1862

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 12 September 1862 at Fremantle, Western Australia, reg: 2059/1862 consumption.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of insubordinate conduct (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 Years on 24 September 1853 at Madras, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipGeneral Godwin 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.

James Terry 26151

M, #2615, b. 1825
Name-Change James Terry 2615 was also known as James Ferry 2615.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of breach of articles of war (Court Martial) and sentenced to 7 Years on 14 June 1852 at Bombay, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 December 1854 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
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  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.

John Foran 26161

M, #2616, b. 1829, d. 26 June 1857

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died on 26 June 1857 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, Convict Hospital.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of drunk & insubordination (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 Years on 4 August 1853 at St Thomas, India.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 

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Last Edited26 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 950/1857.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller-General to the Colonial Secretary (C22-C23) No. 652 (frame 136) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Samuel Baskerfield 26171

M, #2617, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of breach of articles of war (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 Years on 18 August 1852 at Bombay, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 December 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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  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.

Anthony Cain 26181

M, #2618, b. 1832, d. 19 January 1897
Name-Change Anthony Cain 2618 was also known as Anthony Kane 2618.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 19 January 1897 at Woodada Well, Northampton, Western Australia, died of thirst.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of breach of articles of war (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 Years on 17 August 1852 at Bombay, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 December 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited12 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=5483
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1334/1897. Recorded as Antony Cain.

Charles Delaney 26191

M, #2619, b. 1821, d. 11 August 1872

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 11 August 1872 at New Norcia, Western Australia, reg; 6287/1872.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of breach of articles of war (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 Years on 8 March 1853 at Bombay, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 November 1860 at Western Australia.3 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 October 1868 at Western Australia.3 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
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Last Edited9 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

William Brown 26201

M, #2620, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 Years on 12 June 1852 at Umballah, Bengal, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 October 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipGeneral Godwin 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.

Thomas Hale 26211

M, #2621, b. 1826, d. 6 November 1869
Name-Change Thomas Hale 2621 was also known as Thomas Hailes 2621. 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 6 November 1869 at York, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of striking superior officer while drunk (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 5 August 1852 at Umballah, Bengal, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 March 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 April 1862 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. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.

John Gill 26221

M, #2622, b. 1824, d. 4 April 1874

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
DeathHe died on 4 April 1874 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, hanged for murder.1,2 
BurialHe was buried circa 5 April 1874 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of destroying his regiment's equipment (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 21 June 1852 at Dinapore, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 October 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 March 1872 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Details of his crime and fate are on pg 24 of "Legal Executions."3 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
DeathExecuted in WA
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited12 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 24.

John Caldwell 26231

M, #2623, b. 1828, d. 13 October 1860

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 13 October 1860 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, executed for rape & murder of native girl at Champion Bay.1,2 
BurialHe was buried circa 14 October 1860 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of theft of his equipment (Court Martial) and sentenced to 7 Years on 31 December 1852 at Bangalore, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 July 1855 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Details of his crime and fate are on pg 9 of "Legal Executions"

Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3,4 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
DeathExecuted in WA
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 9.
  4. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 46.

Francis Lonson 26241

M, #2624, b. 1822, d. 30 July 1867
Name-Change Francis Lonson 2624 was also known as Francis Louson 2624.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 30 July 1867 at Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery (Court Martial) and sentenced to 7 Years on 11 July 1853 at Bombay, India.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 1 child as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a apothecary; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 July 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 January 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to 4 years on 1 July 1857 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.4,5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 June 1861 at Western Australia.4 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to 10 years on 2 October 1861 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.4,6 
Research CWA also has him being convicted mid 1862 as #6243. The number belongs to John Bradbury (Norwood) and he was still in gaol so it looks unlikely. 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited12 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3626/1867.
  4. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66007245
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2933436

John Duffy 26251

M, #2625, b. 1817, d. 28 January 1885

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
DeathHe died on 28 January 1885 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, hanged for murder of Mary McGann.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried circa 29 January 1885 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 28 September 1852 at Bombay, India.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 March 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 28 March 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a blacksmith; soldier on 28 March 1854.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the General Godwin arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 March 1854. He had been collected from Calcutta prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 March 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Details of his crime and fate are on pg 33 of "Legal Executions."5 

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ShipGeneral Godwin Convict Index
DeathExecuted in WA
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited12 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1885 pg 19.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12967/1885.
  5. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 33.