William Holmes 3511

M, #351, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pickpocket and sentenced to 10 years on 4 July 1848 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 351 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 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.

John Vennell 3521

M, #352, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833 at England.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 21 August 1848 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, 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 bootmaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 352 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited24 Sep 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 Jones 3531

M, #353, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pickpocket and sentenced to 7 years on 24 October 1848 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.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 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 353 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 October 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 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 Smith 3541

M, #354, b. 1831, d. 2 October 1868

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 2 October 1868 at Perth, Western Australia, ?possible but unconfirmed.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 3 October 1868 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia; ?possible but unconfirmed.3 
ConvictedConvicted of pickpocket and sentenced to 10 years on 1 August 1848 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a doctor's boy 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 354 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 January 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited14 Feb 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.
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Thomas Clemson 3551

M, #355, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing clothes and sentenced to 7 years on 1 January 1849 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tinsmith 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 355 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 June 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkThomas Clemson 355 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of J. Jenkinson.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 December 1865 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHe left the colony for Adelaide, SA per the Alexandra on 14 November 1872.1,3,4 
Bio Thomas married Ellen Farrell nee Tooker in Tooday 29.4.1862 8 days after her husband Patrick Farrell #2560 has died. Pretty quick work!
THomas is listed in the RC Records Toodyay as the son of THomas Clemson and Mary Bush
This titbit is thanks to Margaret Sermon of Grass Valley.5
 

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LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
West AustYork Census 1859 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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S160] South Australia Police Gazettes 1862-1947, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com.au/discoveryui-content/view/…
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, reg: 1768/1862.

James Campbell 3561

M, #356, b. 1833, d. 21 June 1870
Name-Change James Campbell 356 was also known as Edward Harvey 356.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833 at Scotland.1 
DeathHe died on 21 June 1870 at Busselton, Western Australia, reg: 4624/1870.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of pickpocket and sentenced to 10 years on 12 September 1848 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 356 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 March 1852 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in September 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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DeathDeath Review Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited24 Sep 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.

James Munro 3571

M, #357, b. 1831, d. 2 June 1883
Name-Change James Munro 357 was also known as John De Burross Munro 357. 
Name-Change James Munro 357 was also known as James Munroe 357.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831 at Scotland.1 
DeathHe died on 2 June 1883 at Esperance, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years on 22 September 1848 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 357 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 April 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has an entry in "Aborigines of the Albany Region"

The is an article about him in the Clan Munro Australia Newsletter.2,5

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited24 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. [S38] Lenore Layman, Rica's Stories.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/233322056
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11844/1883. Recorded as John D B Munroe.
  5. [S192] Neville Green, Aborigines of the Albany Region 1821-1898 - Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia Volume VI.

John Raven 3581

M, #358, b. 1833
Name-Change John Raven 358 was also known as John Ravan 358.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing money and sentenced to 7 years on 19 October 1848 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 358 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 18 October 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 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.

Simon Kean 3591

M, #359, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 22 September 1848 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 carpenter on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 359 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 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.

George Finlay 3601

M, #360, b. 1832
Name-Change George Finlay 360 was also known as George Finley 360.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 28 September 1848 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 brickmaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 360 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 October 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited15 Feb 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 Withers 3611

M, #361, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 17 October 1848 at Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a painter 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 361 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 October 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 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.

Daniel Murray 3621

M, #362, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833 at Ireland.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing shoes and sentenced to 7 years on 22 October 1848 at Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 362 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 February 1854 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years in September 1857 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5341 in September 1857.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 July 1858 at Western Australia.4 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in October 1861 at Western Australia.4 
Research There appears to be a typo error in the Convict Book. Daniel's convict number is 362 and not 3621 as printed. Some of the details shown for his reconviction also don't match the source documents. 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited24 Sep 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, Character Book for Nos 4508-5585 (R8) (frame 444) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850-1868 (R21b) frame 392 https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Joseph Baskerfield 3631

M, #363, b. 1832
Name-Change Joseph Baskerfield 363 was also known as Joseph Baskey 363.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of shop breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 1 January 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 
OccupationRecorded as a potter; soldier on 13 May 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Mermaid arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 May 1851. He had been collected from Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 363 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 July 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached bio is courtesy of Marcia Watson.2

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Last Edited15 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. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

Walter Lovedin 3641

M, #364, b. 1832
Name-Change Walter Lovedin 364 was also known as Walyer Loveden 364.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of warehouse breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 3 January 1849 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 364 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 August 1851 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 3 January 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 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 Walker 3651

M, #365, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of strealing a gown and sentenced to 7 years on 2 February 1849 at Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mattressmaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 365 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited23 Feb 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 Thompson 3661

M, #366, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 2 January 1849 at Derby, Derbyshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 366 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 November 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 July 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited23 Feb 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.

Stephen Wallis 3671

M, #367, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing of stacks arson and sentenced to 14 years on 27 February 1848 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851. Applied for permission to marry 23.3.1855. Married Jessie Butchart.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 367 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 January 1852 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited15 Feb 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.

John Acton Wroth 3681

M, #368, b. 19 December 1830, d. 30 July 1876

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John Acton Wroth 368 (Source: Wikipedea)
BirthHe was born on 19 December 1830 at Mary St Key, Suffolk, England.1 
DeathHe died on 30 July 1876 at Toodyay, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 31 July 1876 at Toodyay Cemetery, Toodyay, Western Australia.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of forge an order for goods and sentenced to 10 years on 31 July 1848 at Ipswich, Suffolk, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851. Granted permission to marry Bridget Ellis 1/2yr return 31.12.1853.1,6 
OccupationRecorded as a printer 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 368 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 November 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is detailed in "A Brand on his Coat" pages 16-74

There is a lengthy letter from John Acton Wroth to his father in the book "York Western Australia" pgs 64-65

He is also referenced on pg 159 of "The Bride Ships"

His diary is available to read or download at SLWA Pinterest

His story is also partly told in a Master's Thesis paper by Sandra Potter which you can download twelve white-collar convicts in the Swan River colony

He also has an entry in Wikipedia John Acton Wroth.7,8,9 

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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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, TOODYAY. (1876, August 8). The Western Australian Times (Perth, WA : 1874 - 1879), p. 3. Retrieved January 13, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article297638
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9009/1876.
  4. [S42] Toodyay Cemeteries Database - Brain R Chambers,Northam, WA.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/242726721/…
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2037108903/view
  7. [S58] Pamela & Clack, AM Statham Drew, York Western Australia A Documentary History, pgs 64-65.
  8. [S65] Rica Erickson, The Bride Ships, pg 159.
  9. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pages 16-74.

Edward Callaghan 3691

M, #369, b. 1831, d. December 1852

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died in December 1852 at Fremantle, Western Australia, lost in pilot boat.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 1 January 1849 at Exeter, Devon, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 369 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited30 Jan 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043257063/view
  3. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 46.

Charles Wilson 3701

M, #370, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 26 February 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, 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 brickmaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 370 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 25 February 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."2 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited1 Feb 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. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 248.

Henry Joyce 3711

M, #371, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 27 February 1849 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 13 May 1851.1 
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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 371 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited23 Feb 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.

Thomas Neale 3721

M, #372, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 26 February 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, 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 brickmaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 372 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 25 February 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited23 Feb 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.

John Pearce 3731

M, #373, b. 1832, d. 14 May 1860

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 14 May 1860 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 14 May 1860 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of felony larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 4 January 1849 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a ropemaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 373 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited6 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. [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: 1473/1860. Recorded as John Pears.

John Walters 3741

M, #374, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pickpocket and sentenced to 7 years on 2 March 1849 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 374 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in April 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited23 Feb 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 Johnston 3751

M, #375, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony stealing a fixture and sentenced to 7 years on 2 January 1849 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brickmaker 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 375 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited16 Feb 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.