John Finney 36011

M, #3601, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of carnal knowledge of girl under 10y and sentenced to 20 years on 10 December 1853 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm servant on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3601 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 November 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 December 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited13 Feb 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.

James Burn 36021

M, #3602, b. 1819

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to life on 4 January 1853 at Dorchester, Dorset, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 ch as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a barber on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3602 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Burn 3602 left the colony for SA on 20 January 1879.1,2 

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ShipAdelaide 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James Ellis 36031

M, #3603, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to life on 3 January 1853 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a ag labourer on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3603 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 December 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited22 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.

William Briggs 36041

M, #3604, b. 1820, d. 8 September 1909

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Parents His parents were William Briggs & Ruth Read.2 
BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 8 September 1909 at Claremont, Western Australia, age 87.1,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG CC 124.3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to life on 28 February 1853 at New Sarum, Wiltshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a blacksmith on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3604 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 September 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkWilliam Briggs 3604 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of George Wall.5 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He is mentioned in "Frederick Francis Burdett Wittenoom."6 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
York Census 1859 Index
Last Edited17 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 1600115/1909.
  3. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1600115/1909.
  5. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  6. [S63] Catherine Cameron, Frederick Francis Burdett Wittenoom Pastoral Pioneer & Explorer 1855-1939, pg 51.

William Curran 36051

M, #3605, b. 1810, d. 26 March 1876
Name-Change William Curran 3605 was also known as James Curran 3605. 

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BirthHe was born in 1810.1 
DeathHe died on 26 March 1876 at Knockbrack, Bowes, Western Australia, suicide.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 6 June 1853 at Guernsey, Guernsey.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widowed 2 ch as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3605 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 August 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1876 pg 28.

Thomas Chown 36061

M, #3606, b. 1822, d. 20 January 1861

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 20 January 1861 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Consumption.2 
BurialHe was buried on 21 January 1861 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of mutinous conduct (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 12 May 1853 at Plymouth, Devon, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier royal marines on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3606 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 April 1858 at Western Australia.1 
PardonHis was granted a Pardon on 3 May 1858 at Western Australia.3 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited22 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

John Broughton 36071

M, #3607, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of mutinous conduct (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 16 February 1853 at Barbados. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier 64 ft; farm labourer on 9 April 1855.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Cross, star, anchor, heart etc. left arm; D left side; pockmarked on 9 April 1855.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3607 on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 December 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Broughton 3607 left the colony for NSW on 8 May 1868.1,3 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustAlbany Related
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited21 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, ttps://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/images/44765_352398-00430?ssrc=&backlabel=Return.
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Henry Hughes 36081

M, #3608, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and wounding and sentenced to life on 19 March 1853 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3608 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 September 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited22 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.

William Crawford 36091

M, #3609, b. 1828
Name-Change William Crawford 3609 was also known as William Cranford 3609.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of buggery (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 9 July 1853 at Gibraltar, Gibraltar.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier 44 ft on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3609 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 March 1865 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Crawford 3609 left the colony for Callao on 10 November 1868.1,2 
Bio Part of his story is told in "The Carcerel Colony."3 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited22 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S98] Jenny Gregory and Louis Marshall, The Carceral Colony, pg 141-142.

James Dawson 36101

M, #3610, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assaulting his wife and resulting in death and sentenced to life on 3 October 1852 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 chn as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a collier on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3610 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 July 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 September 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 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.

William McColgan 36111

M, #3611, b. 1831
Name-Change William McColgan 3611 was also known as William McCoglan 3611.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by housebreaking and sentenced to 10 years on 5 May 1846 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.2 
PardonWilliam McColgan 3611 was discharged on 22 November 1850 at Coromandel Hulk, Bermuda, to the "James" for England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by housebreaking and sentenced to 10 years on 22 December 1851 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.4 
EscapedHe escaped from on 11 May 1853.4 
ConvictedConvicted of returning from transportation and sentenced to life on 5 October 1853 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3611 on 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter & mason on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited22 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-812808297/view
  3. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1072264715/view
  4. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1073385968/view

Michael Sheehan 36121

M, #3612, b. 1827, d. 22 April 1882

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 22 April 1882 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, cancer on face.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 6 April 1852 at Quebec, Quebec, Canada.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier Royal Artillery & tailor on 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3612 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 June 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited17 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, 1882 pg 67.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11300/1882.

George Perkins 36131

M, #3613, b. 1833, d. 29 September 1902

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 29 September 1902 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 29 September 1902 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted murder and sentenced to life on 26 February 1853 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3613 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 December 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited9 Aug 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18288
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1367/1902.

John Smith 36141

M, #3614, b. 1833
Name-Change John Smith 3614 was also known as William Smith 3614.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted murder and sentenced to life on 26 February 1853 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3614 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 June 1864 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Smith 3614 left the colony for Madras on 17 August 1867.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited21 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.

George Dumper 36151

M, #3615, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 26 February 1853 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3615 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 December 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited21 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.

George Corton 36161

M, #3616, b. 1832, d. 19 May 1902

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BirthHe was born in 1832 at Surrey, England.1 
DeathHe died on 19 May 1902 at Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia; ANG MON A 640.2 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted murder and sentenced to life on 28 February 1853 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a locksmith on 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3616 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 March 1875 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10248 on 2 October 1878.4 
ConvictedConvicted of intent to do grevious bodily harm and sentenced to 15 years on 2 October 1878 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 September 1887 at Western Australia.6 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited9 Oct 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1087/1902.
  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/2979970#.
  6. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

William Terrell 36171

M, #3617, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of wilful murder and sentenced to life on 22 March 1853 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3617 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited21 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.

James Bryan 36181

M, #3618, b. 1835, d. 15 April 1886
Name-Change James Bryan 3618 was also known as James Boylan 3618. 
Name-Change James Bryan 3618 was also known as James Bryant 3618.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 15 April 1886 at York, Western Australia, accident.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with armed violence and sentenced to life on 9 July 1853 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a spectacle maker on 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3618 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 June 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 December 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned on pg 207 of "Sand & Stone .."3 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited18 Apr 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/148587385
  3. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 207.

George Vincent 36191

M, #3619, b. 1810

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BirthHe was born in 1810.1 
ConvictedConvicted of embezzlement of £1110 and sentenced to life on 20 October 1853 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 ch as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3619 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkGeorge Vincent 3619 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of John Sewell.2 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited13 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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Charles Copeland 36201

M, #3620, b. 1834, d. 14 October 1916
Name-Change Charles Copeland 3620 was also known as Thomas Copeland 3620.1 

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Charles Copeland 3620 (Photo: Australia's Last Convicts SRO CON 4173/4
BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 14 October 1916 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; RC FC 77.2 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 5 December 1853 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3620 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 April 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 September 1874 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is briefly told in "Australia's Last Convicts"

His is mentioned on pg 134 of "Sand and Stone ..."4,5 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited9 Aug 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1600231/1916.
  4. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 16.
  5. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 134.

William Aitken 36211

M, #3621, b. 1811
Name-Change William Aitken 3621 was also known as William Atkin 3621.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted sodomy with James White and sentenced to 21 years on 10 November 1852 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor; ex soldier 79ft on 9 April 1855.1,2 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3621 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 July 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Last Edited21 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. [S124] Scottish Indexes, online scottichindexes.com, https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript

Henry Duckham 36221

M, #3622, b. 1826, d. 1 April 1891

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 1 April 1891 at York, Western Australia.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 1 April 1891 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 20 years on 30 March 1852 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1ch as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3622 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 March 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited17 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/148137093
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 226/1891.
  5. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.

Edward Ladbury 36231

M, #3623, b. 1815, d. 30 August 1895
Name-Change Edward Ladbury 3623 was also known as Edwin Ladbury 3623. 

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
DeathHe died on 30 August 1895 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 31 August 1895 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of cutting and wounding and sentenced to 20 years on 24 July 1852 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a porter on 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3623 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 September 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited17 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. [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: 1240/1895.

James Cunningham 36241

M, #3624, b. 1832, d. 7 October 1912

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 7 October 1912 at Northam, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 8 October 1912 at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.2,4,5
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 20 years on 6 December 1852 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3624 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited29 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/155972226
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4900106/1912.
  4. [S40] Northam Cemetery, online northamcemetery.atwebpages.com/.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/230041101/…

Thomas Brannan 36251

M, #3625, b. 1833
Name-Change Thomas Brannan 3625 was also known as Thomas Brannon 3625.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with wounding and sentenced to 20 years on 9 July 1853 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 April 1855.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 9 April 1855.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 April 1855.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Adelaide arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 April 1855. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 3625 on 9 April 1855.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 April 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 June 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipAdelaide Convict Index
Last Edited23 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.