Thomas Brown 3011

M, #301, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery & wounding and sentenced to 15 years on 29 March 1849 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 May 1851.1,2 
OccupationRecorded as a miner 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 301 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 October 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited13 Jul 2023

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-2054369037/view

John Pearce 3021

M, #302, b. 1823, d. 28 July 1922
Name-Change John Pearce 302 was also known as James Pierse 302.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 28 July 1922 at Nedlands, Western Australia.1 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG KC 31 (James Pearce.)2,3
ConvictedConvicted of firing barley stack and sentenced to 15 years on 11 July 1849 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851. Granted permission to marry 1/4 year return 3.1854. Married Mary Ann Sheehan/Shean 10.7.1854 Perth RC. Son of James.1,4 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 13 May 1851.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 302 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 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited4 Jul 2023

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. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213610406/james-pearce
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2036170093/view

Robert Fergus 3031

M, #303, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing haystack and sentenced to 15 years on 11 July 1849 at York, Yorkshire, 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 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 303 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited4 Dec 2021

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.

Robert Dixon 3041

M, #304, b. 1829, d. 3 November 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died on 3 November 1888 at Geraldlton, Western Australia, found drowned.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 5 November 1888 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of firing haystack and sentenced to 15 years on 11 July 1849 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a iron founder on 13 May 1851.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 304 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 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8471 on 6 September 1865.5 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 6 September 1865.5 
ConvictedConvicted of robbing Charles Fisher on Greenough Road and sentenced to 5 years on 6 September 1865 at Champion Bay, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1870 at Western Australia.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 September 1870 at Western Australia.5 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited6 May 2023

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, 1888 pg 203.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 627/1888.
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19313
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

William Smith 3051

M, #305, b. 1815

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing a wheat stack and sentenced to 15 years on 11 July 1849 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brass moulder 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 305 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 August 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited24 Mar 2022

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 Brooks 3061

M, #306, b. 1814, d. 14 November 1877
Name-Change Charles Brooks 306 was also known as Charles Brook 306.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
DeathHe died on 14 November 1877 at Takalarup, Western Australia, reg: 1877/9467.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 11 July 1849 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 1 child as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cloth dresser on 13 May 1851.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 306 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 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
DeathDeath Review Index
Last Edited9 Dec 2022

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.

John Woods 3071

M, #307, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.2 
Name-Variation John Woods 307 was also known as John Wood 307.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & horse stealing and sentenced to 15 years on 11 July 1849 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.2 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer 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.2 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 307 on 13 May 1851.2 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1853 at Western Australia.2 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 January 1856 at Western Australia.2 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watson.3

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited18 May 2022

Citations

  1. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  2. [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.
  3. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

James Hamilton 3081

M, #308, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 14 September 1849 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 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 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 308 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Hamilton 308 left the colony for SA per Elania on 2 February 1856.1 

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

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.

William Clarke 3091

M, #309, b. 1829
Name-Change William Clarke 309 was also known as William Clark 309.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 14 January 1850 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 309 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 March 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 June 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has an entry in The History of the Albany Convict Gaol.2 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited28 Jul 2022

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. [S121] Susanne Horton, The History of the Albany Convict Gaol, It's Convicts, Gaolers and Warders, pg 41.

Daniel McDonald 3101

M, #310, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 14 January 1850 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 310 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 March 1853 at Western Australia. Attached image is from the Toodyay TOL CD 731/30.2
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited1 Jul 2023

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. [S212] Ticket of Leave, Toodyay TOL Register 721/30, pg 104L (pdf pg 238).

John Melhuish 3111

M, #311, b. 1826, d. 12 August 1908
Name-Change John Melhuish 311 was also known as John Mallerish 311 also Melhurst, Melluish. 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 12 August 1908 at Claremont, Western Australia, reg: 98/1908.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; Ang CC 0028.5 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing clothes and sentenced to 15 years on 15 May 1849 at Exeter, Devon, 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 tinker 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 311 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 December 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkJohn Melhuish 311 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of The Lock Up.6 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 23 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 25 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
York Census 1859 Index
Last Edited29 Mar 2022

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. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  4. [S24] Australia, Convict Records Index, 1787-1867, online ancestry.com, State Library of Queensland; South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 385 (194).
  5. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  6. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

John Reeks 3121

M, #312, b. 1794, d. 28 November 1890

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BirthHe was born in 1794.1 
DeathHe died on 28 November 1890 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried on 28 November 1890 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of steeling a sheep and sentenced to 15 years on 3 July 1849 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 312 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 February 1853 at Western Australia. Attached image is from the Toodyay TOL CD 731/30.4
ConvictedConvicted of stealiong from a dwelling house and sentenced to 6 years on 9 August 1856 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1860 at Western Australia.5 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited31 Jan 2024

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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  4. [S212] Ticket of Leave, Toodyay TOL Register 721/30, pg 156R (pdf pg 288).
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Character Book, 1850 - 1857 (R17)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Philip Dixon 3131

M, #313, b. 1820

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of housebreaking and sentenced to 15 years on 11 January 1847 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
EscapedPhilip Dixon 313 escaped from on 25 October 1848.3 
ConvictedConvicted of returning from transportation and sentenced to 15 years on 4 August 1849 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 6 chn 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 313 on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHe left the colony for SA after receiving a pardon for providing evidence in a murder trial in 1856.1,4 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watson.5

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

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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-812866623/view
  3. [S70] York Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-812050510/view
  4. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony.
  5. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

Richard Luke Barry 3141

M, #314, b. 1826, d. 17 November 1903

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 17 November 1903 at North Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; Wesleyan CA 0166.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 7 August 1849 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, 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. Married Bridget Brennan 10.1853 Perth RC. Son of Richard.6,7 
OccupationRecorded as a lastmaker 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 314 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 October 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited26 Jun 2023

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. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2372/1903.
  4. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/197650234/…
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2037108903/view
  7. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller-General to the Colonial Secretary (C19-C21) No. 473 (frame 416) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Job Weston 3151

M, #315, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of utter forged bank note and sentenced to 15 years on 14 July 1849 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 May 1851.1,2 
OccupationRecorded as a painter 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 315 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 January 1855 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJob Weston 315 left the colony for SA in 1856.1 

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

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-2054369037/view

George Clamp 3161

M, #316, b. 1817, d. 10 August 1866

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
DeathHe died on 10 August 1866 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 10 August 1866 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of highway robbery and sentenced to 14 years on 31 July 1849 at Bridgewater, Somerset, 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 hairdresser on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 316 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 November 1852 at Western Australia. Attached image is from the Toodyay TOL CD 721/30.6
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 June 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."7 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited30 Jan 2024

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: 3292/1866.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/195657400/george-clamp
  6. [S212] Ticket of Leave, Toodyay TOL Register 721/30, pg 151R (pdf pg 82).
  7. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 53.

Alexander Fegan 3171

M, #317, b. 1819, d. 4 June 1903
Name-Change Alexander Fegan 317 was also known as Alexander Fagan 317.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1819 at Newry, Down, Ireland.1,2,3 
DeathHe died on 4 June 1903 at Albany, Western Australia.2,4,5 
BurialHe was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, Albany, Western Australia.6,7 
ConvictedConvicted of theft & forgery and sentenced to 14 years on 15 September 1849 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851. Married Mary Carroll 6.5.1855 York RC. Son of Patrick.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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 317 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 December 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1876AlbanyHe appeared on the 1876 Albany census at Albany, Western Australia, With wife Mary and five children (Hannah 19, James 18, Joseph 14, George 6, Catherine 5.)8 
Census_1881AlbanyHe appeared on the 1881 Albany census at Albany, Western Australia, With wife and 4 children (James 24, Joseph, 18, George 12 and Catherine 10.)9 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Mid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited8 Jul 2023

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. [S124] Scottish Indexes, online scottichindexes.com, https://www.scottishindexes.com/adentry.aspx?adid=849401
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, Obituary. (1903, June 6). The Northam Advertiser (WA : 1895 - 1955), p. 2. Retrieved February 17, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article211863046
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2539/1903.
  6. [S54] Albany Cemetery Board, online albanycemeteryboard.com.au/, https://albanycemeteryboard.com.au/allambie-park/…
  7. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/231412805/…
  8. [S214] They Lived in Albany 1876 & 1881, pdf pg 22.
  9. [S214] They Lived in Albany 1876 & 1881, pdf pg 76.

Alexander Anderson 3181

M, #318, b. 1811

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
ConvictedConvicted of culpable homicide and sentenced to 20 years on 21 September 1849 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 318 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited26 Mar 2022

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.

Joseph Brindley 3191

M, #319, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of highway robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 19 July 1849 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1,2 
OccupationRecorded as a miner 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 319 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkJoseph Brindley 319 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Thomas Mead.3 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited13 Jul 2023

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-2054369037/view
  3. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

George White 3201

M, #320, b. 1824, d. 12 May 1901

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BirthHe was born in 1824 at Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, England.1,2 
DeathHe died on 12 May 1901 at Northampton, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Gwalla Cemetery, Northampton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding whilst resisting arrest and sentenced to 15 years on 8 March 1849 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851. Married Maria Gardiner Northampton WA.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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 320 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 December 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The book "Selling Sparrows" is largely about the life and times of George White.5,2

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

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. [S73] N Hingston,WA.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1644/1901.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/224733213/george-white
  5. [S74] Judy Wright, unknown title.

George Mann 3211

M, #321, b. 1815

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
ConvictedConvicted of mutiny & striking a superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 29 June 1849 at St George's Barracks, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer; soldier 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 321 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 October 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 September 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited11 Jan 2022

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 Playfer 3221

M, #322, b. 1817, d. 23 February 1891
Name-Change Henry Playfer 322 was also known as Henry Playford 322.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
DeathHe died on 23 February 1891 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Natural Decay.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 24 February 1891 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia; buried as PLAYFORD, Henry.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of poisoning 4 horses and sentenced to 15 years on 3 January 1849 at Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England.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 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 322 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 September 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 September 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited22 Jun 2023

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: 83/1891.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/231412805/…

George Westwood 3231

M, #323, b. 1821, d. 6 July 1878

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 6 July 1878 at Balcatta, Western Australia, tree fell on him.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 7 July 1878 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to 15 years on 29 March 1849 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cabinetmaker on 13 May 1851.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 323 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 27 October 1852 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 Edited6 May 2023

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, 1878 pg 113.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9794/1878.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Thomas Ryder 3241

M, #324, b. 1813

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BirthHe was born in 1813.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 20 years on 11 August 1848 at Devizes, Wiltshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a harnessmaker 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 324 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 February 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited4 Dec 2021

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.

William Smith 3251

M, #325, b. 1818

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing a wheat stack and sentenced to 15 years on 4 January 1849 at Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 13 May 1851.1,2 
OccupationRecorded as a brass moulder 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 325 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 August 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited13 Jul 2023

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-2054369037/view