Hiram Senior 27511

M, #2751, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 May 1850 at Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a waterman on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 September 1855 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.

David Brown 27521

M, #2752, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 23 July 1850 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wheelright on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 December 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.

John Proundley 27531

M, #2753, b. 1814, d. 16 December 1872
Name-Change John Proundley 2753 was also known as John Proudly 2753.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
DeathHe died on 16 December 1872 at York, Western Australia, depot hospital.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 16 December 1872 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent and sentenced to 10 years on 22 July 1850 at Lewes, Sussex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Richard Fuller.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 November 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited13 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. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6434/1872. Recorded as John Proudley.
  4. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  5. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Thomas Belton 27541

M, #2754, b. 1814

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 10 years on 1 July 1850 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brick maker on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited25 Mar 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.

Richard Chasty 27551

M, #2755, b. 1828, d. 1893

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died in 1893 at Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 16 March 1850 at Exeter, Devon, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 October 1857 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 728/1893.

William Bushell 27561

M, #2756, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of housebreaking and sentenced to 10 years on 5 April 1850 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a painter glazier on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 August 1855 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 2 April 1856 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2,3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 February 1860 at Western Australia.2 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 16 July 1864 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 16 July 1864 at Western Australia.2 
LeftWilliam Bushell 2756 left the colony for SAust per SS Alexandra on 12 January 1866.1,4 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."5 
Research CWA has him sentenced to 12 yrs when re-convicted but Trove and the Character Book have 10 years. 

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LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s 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. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66007276
  4. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 44.

William Henry Bandy 27571

M, #2757, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831 at Studham, Bedfordshire, England.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 16 July 1850 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has him dying in Northam 1888 but we can find nothing to support that. 

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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. [S92] Bedford & Luton Gaol Register, online apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/, https://apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/detail.aspx?id=9338

James Gray 27581

M, #2758, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny in a dwelling and sentenced to 10 years on 27 February 1850 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 August 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Samuel Craig.2 

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited11 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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

George Robinson 27591

M, #2759, b. 1831, d. 2 January 1875

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BirthHe was born in 1831 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
BurialHe was buried on 2 January 1875 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3 
DeathHe died on 2 January 1875 at Colonial Hospital, Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2,4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 6 March 1850 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854. Married Sarah Hannah Prescott 9.12.1863 Gwalla.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 October 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18789
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/242901879/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8252/1875.

William Salter 27601

M, #2760, b. 1831, d. 5 July 1919

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 5 July 1919 at Dardanup, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Dardanup Pioneer Catholic Cemetery, Dardanup, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 13 July 1850 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited4 Nov 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/210700682
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6600065/1919.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/238633449/…

Benjamin Byers 27611

M, #2761, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 1 July 1850 at Maidstone, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited2 Dec 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.

Mark Meecham 27621

M, #2762, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 27 February 1850 at Dorchester, Dorset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 May 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited2 Dec 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.

George Henry White 27631

M, #2763, b. 1828, d. 28 December 1907

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Parents His father was James White.2 
BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 28 December 1907 at York, Western Australia.1,3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried on 29 December 1907 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.6 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 2 April 1850 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a nailer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854. Married Martha Kerr 4.5.1859 York.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of George White (himself).7 

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited21 Nov 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 7100001/1908.
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/148613410
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 7100001/1908.
  6. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  7. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

James Hand 27641

M, #2764, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault and sentenced to 10 years on 10 November 1849 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 January 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited2 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.

James Pratten 27651

M, #2765, b. 1821, d. 28 October 1895

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 28 October 1895 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 30 October 1895 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 26 March 1850 at Wells, Somerset, England.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 May 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited13 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1386/1895.

John Wilkins 27661

M, #2766, b. 1833, d. 20 January 1896

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 20 January 1896 at Northam, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.4,5
ConvictedConvicted of housebreaking & stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 7 January 1850 at Taunton, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has wrong trial details. 

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ShipSea Park Convict Index
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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3078736
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1128/1896.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/185794278/john-wilkins
  5. [S40] Northam Cemetery, online northamcemetery.atwebpages.com/.

Francis Kierle 27671

M, #2767, b. 1815

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
ConvictedConvicted of maliciously cutting & wounding and sentenced to 10 years on 30 March 1850 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 5 May 1854.1 
PardonHis was granted a Pardon in February 1856 at Western Australia.2 

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Last Edited2 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, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Isaac Ferris 27681

M, #2768, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 30 March 1850 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 May 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited2 Dec 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.

Benjamin Stubbs 27691

M, #2769, b. 1831, d. 7 May 1907
Name-Change Benjamin Stubbs 2769 was also known as Benjamin Stubbs-Mills 2769. 

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Benjamin Stubbs-Mills 2769 (Photo: AnnMinettaWilliams)
BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 7 May 1907 at 92 York Street, Subiaco, Western Australia, Hypostatic pneumonia; Senility.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 8 May 1907 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2,5 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 27 November 1849 at Dorchester, Dorset, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 January 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Fran Schifferli and there is a second one compliments of Marcia Watson.6,7

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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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/37397137
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 5900034/1907. Recorded as Benjamin Stubbs-Mills.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/248943104/…
  6. [S133] Fran Schifferli,WA.
  7. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

Rowland Appleby 27701

M, #2770, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 30 March 1850 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 May 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.

David Williams 27711

M, #2771, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 7 January 1850 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited2 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.

Samuel Gasling 27721

M, #2772, b. 1832
Name-Change Samuel Gasling 2772 was also known as Samuel Gosling 2772.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 26 March 1850 at Wells, Somerset, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 December 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited30 Nov 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.

James Pearce 27731

M, #2773, b. 1831, d. 4 March 1916

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Parents His father was John Pearce.2 
BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
MarrHe married Emily O'Grady in 1870 at Perth, Western Australia.3 
DeathHe died on 4 March 1916 at Perth, Western Australia.4,5 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. ANG FA 195.6 
ConvictedConvicted of an assault to rob and sentenced to 10 years on 7 January 1850 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 July 1856 at Western Australia.1 
FameJames Pearce 2773 achieved fame (or infamy) as founder of the original Herald newspaper in February 1867 at Fremantle, Western Australia
Bio He is also featured here Fremantle Stuff

The Trove acticle of 16.3.1916 cited is a tribute to him.7 

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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: 100116/1916.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3178/1870.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/80891554
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 100116/1916.
  6. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch.
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/80889758

Thomas Allen 27741

M, #2774, b. 1828, d. 27 October 1872

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 27 October 1872 at New Norcia, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting with intent and sentenced to 10 years on 26 November 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
OccupationRecorded as a ag labourer on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 5 May 1854.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in August 1860 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65931478
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6362/1872. Recorded as Thos Allem.

James Wilcockson 27751

M, #2775, b. 1803, d. 13 February 1857

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BirthHe was born in 1803.1 
DeathHe died on 13 February 1857 at Perth, Western Australia, reg: 925/1857 as Samuel Wilcockson suicide.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson of a dwelling house and sentenced to 15 years on 27 February 1850 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sea Park arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 April 1854. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 5 May 1854.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 5 May 1854.1 

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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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2036288616/view
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.