Michael Drury 3761

M, #376, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 20 March 1849 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.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 
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. 376 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 January 1852 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 7 years on 6 October 1852 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2,3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 May 1856 at Western Australia.3 
EscapedMichael Drury 376 escaped from supposed to have escaped from either the Vasse or Bunbury Districts in 1857.4 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."5 

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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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Character Book, 1850 - 1857 (R17)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65485431/6597442
  4. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2487454_002
  5. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 75.

Richard Hunter 3771

M, #377, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pickpocket and sentenced to 7 years on 24 March 1849 at Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, 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 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 Parkhurst prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 377 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 October 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watson.2

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited18 May 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. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

William Revell 3781

M, #378, b. 1831, d. 13 April 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 13 April 1887 at Port Adelaide, South Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Cheltenham Cemetery, Cheltenham, South Australia.2
ConvictedConvicted of felony larceny from the person and sentenced to 7 years on 9 July 1841 at Newington, Surrey, England.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. 378 on 13 May 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 August 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watson.4

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
Last Edited23 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. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/154087759/…
  3. [S100] Deaths, SA Deaths 1842-1915.
  4. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

George Whittaker 3791

M, #379, b. 1834, d. 16 September 1851

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 16 September 1851 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, inflammation of lungs.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7 years on 14 May 1849 at Knutsford, Cheshire, 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 wood turner on 13 May 1851.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 379 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 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited26 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller-General to the Colonial Secretary (C19-C21) No. 480/1851 (frame 243) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034320333/view

Edward Lewis 3801

M, #380, b. 1833, d. 7 May 1852

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 7 May 1852 at Fremantle, Western Australia, fever.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 27 February 1849 at Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. He had been convicted previously.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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 380 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 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited26 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. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034201453/view

Edward Price 3811

M, #381, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pickpocket and sentenced to 7 years on 14 July 1848 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 painter 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. 381 on 13 May 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 November 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in January 1854 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 191.

Thomas Purcell 3821

M, #382, b. 1832, d. 11 December 1881

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 11 December 1881 at York, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 11 December 1881 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a coat and sentenced to 7 years on 9 March 1849 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 382 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 November 1851 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 8 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."4 

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ShipMermaid 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 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. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  4. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 192.

William Berresford 3831

M, #383, b. 1833
Name-Change William Berresford 383 was also known as William Bennesford 383.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 27 June 1848 at Derby, Derbyshire, 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 
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. 383 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 18 November 1854 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Berresford 383 left the colony for SA per Bradley on 27 June 1857. 

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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.

Job Church 3841

M, #384, b. 1819, d. 1861

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
DeathHe died in 1861 at York, Western Australia, reg: 1622/1861.2 
Name-Variation Job Church 384 was also known as Robert Church 384. 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to life on 17 July 1843 at Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wheelwright on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 384 on 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Job Church (himself).3 
Bio Job Church is referenced on pg 99-100 of "a Brand on his Coat"

Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."4,5 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
DeathDeath Review Index
West AustYork Census 1859 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, reg: 1622/1861.
  3. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  4. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pg 99-100.
  5. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 52.

Joseph Gorton 3851

M, #385, b. 1816, d. 21 December 1882

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
DeathHe died on 21 December 1882 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Phagedaena.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 21 December 1882 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of felony horse stealing and sentenced to life on 12 July 1843 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 385 on 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkJoseph Gorton 385 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Edward Lennard.5 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11584/1882.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Giles Tunstill 3861

M, #386, b. 1814, d. 10 December 1861

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BirthHe was born in 1814 at Essex, England.1 
DeathHe died on 10 December 1861 at Greenough, Western Australia.1 
BurialHe was buried on 10 December 1861 at Greenough Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 17 July 1843 at Chelmsford, Essex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 386 on 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Rogues, Rascals and the Reformed" pg 38.4 

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ShipPyrenees 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.
  2. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=5256
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/225967995/…
  4. [S67] Anne Jeffreys, Rogues, Rascals and the Reformed Ticket of Leave Men of the Irwin District 1860-1900.

William Thompson 3871

M, #387, b. 1816

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
ConvictedConvicted of breaking into a dwelling house & stealing money and sentenced to life on 17 July 1843 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 387 on 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 September 1851 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 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.

William Williams 3881

M, #388, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 24 July 1847 at Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 388 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited15 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.

William Harris 3891

M, #389, b. 3 April 1831, d. 31 August 1879
Name-Change William Harris 389 was also known as Edward William Harris 389. 
Name-Change William Harris 389 was also known as William Paulet 389.1 

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BirthHe was born on 3 April 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 31 August 1879 at Williams, Western Australia, The 31 Aug came from Ancestry trees and is unsourced.2 
BurialHe was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, Albany, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 21 July 1847 at Hereford, Herefordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tramper on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 389 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 November 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 29 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There are family trees, photos and articles about him and his family in "Nyungar Tradition ..."

William is mentioned in reference to his son Edward in "Aborigines of New Norcia 1845-1914"

Another son, William, has an entry Australian Dictionary of Biography.4,5 

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ShipPyrenees 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 110214/1879.
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/194972944/…
  4. [S191] Neville Green & Lois Tilbrook, Aborigines of New Norcia 1845-1914 - Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia Volume VII.
  5. [S193] Lois Tilbrook, Nyungar Tradition, pgs 117-123.

George Young 3901

M, #390, b. 1828, d. 22 November 1892

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 22 November 1892 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 23 November 1892 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia; Grave No. 697
In Memory Of George Young Who Died On The 22nd November 1892 Aged 65 Years.4,5
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 5 July 1847 at Wells, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 390 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He is mentioned in "Shades of the Past"

His story is told on the Speak of the Past Website.6 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited28 Dec 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: 891/1892.
  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/152891472/george-young
  6. [S186] R.K. Forsyth, Shades of the Past Some Colourful Western Australian Convicts, pg 17.

Stephen Wilde Gostling 3911

M, #391, b. 27 November 1830

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BirthHe was born on 27 November 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forging a money order and sentenced to 10 years on 21 July 1847 at Norwich, Norfolk, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 391 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Robert Smith 3921

M, #392, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of housebreaking & theft and sentenced to 10 years on 27 September 1847 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 392 on 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Bio2

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ShipPyrenees 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.
  2. [S43] Bevan Carter, Norfolk Poacher, pg 287.

Henry Aylward 3931

M, #393, b. 1794, d. 11 May 1862

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BirthHe was born in 1794.1 
DeathHe died on 11 May 1862 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried on 12 May 1862 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 1 July 1847 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 8 chn as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 393 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 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/…

Richard Harford 3941

M, #394, b. 1830, d. June 1868

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died in June 1868 at at sea near Moore River, Moore River, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 5 July 1847 at Wells, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 394 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find his story in "Shades of the Past"

He also has a brief bio in "Rogues, Rascals and the Reformed" pg 19.4,2

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited5 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. [S67] Anne Jeffreys, Rogues, Rascals and the Reformed Ticket of Leave Men of the Irwin District 1860-1900, pg 19.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, WRECK OF THE SCHOONER "EMILY" AND LOSS OF LIFE. (1868, July 4). The Herald (Fremantle, WA : 1867 - 1886), p. 3. Retrieved December 19, 2021, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article110068489
  4. [S186] R.K. Forsyth, Shades of the Past Some Colourful Western Australian Convicts, pgs 17-23.

William Barnett 3951

M, #395, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 September 1847 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 30.6.1853.1,2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 395 on 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 June 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited19 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034041466/view

John Cross 3961

M, #396, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 18 October 1847 at Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mariner on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 396 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 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.

John Higgs 3971

M, #397, b. 1822, d. 3 November 1853

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 3 November 1853 at Guildford, Western Australia, epilepssy.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 22 October 1847 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a press toolmaker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 397 on 28 June 1851.1 

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ShipPyrenees 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller-General to the Colonial Secretary (C19-C21) No. 619 (frame 455) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2037108140/view

Charles Smith 3981

M, #398, b. 1828, d. 10 November 1883
Name-Change Charles Smith 398 was also known as Archibald Paton 398. 

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 10 November 1883 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia, reg: 12102/1883.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft; habit & repute and sentenced to 10 years on 27 September 1847 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 398 on 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in March 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1883 pg 189.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.

George Phipps 3991

M, #399, b. 1800, d. 11 May 1865

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BirthHe was born in 1800.1 
DeathHe died on 11 May 1865 at Perth, Western Australia, found dead in the loft of a house in St Georges Terrace.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 11 May 1865 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of forging a money order and sentenced to 10 years on 22 November 1847 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 7 chn as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a saddle & harnessmaker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 399 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2841/1865.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Benjamin Eddlestone 4001

M, #400, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a fixture and sentenced to 7 years on 16 October 1847 at Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 400 on 28 June 1851.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in November 1853 at Western Australia.1 
LeftBenjamin Eddlestone 400 left the colony for SA per Champion in February 1857.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."2 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony 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. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 78.