John McLachlan 4051 & 8360

M, #4051, b. 1834
Name-Change John McLachlan 4051 & 8360 was also known as John McLachlin 4051. 

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BirthHe was born in 1834. 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to rob and sentenced to 14 years on 26 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a ship's steward on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 November 1858 at Western Australia
LeftJohn McLachlan 4051 & 8360 left the colony by escaping in March 1860.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of returning from transportation and sentenced to 6 months extra on 23 April 1863 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.3 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 10 August 1865.4 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 10 August 1865.4 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Racehorse arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 10 August 1865. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.4 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman on 10 August 1865.4 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 October 1865 at Western Australia.4 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 November 1869 at Western Australia.4 

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RacehorseRacehorse Convict Index
UpdatesPage Updates
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Sent to WA Twice
Returned to England from WA Early
Last Edited18 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S124] Scottish Indexes, online scottichindexes.com, https://www.scottishindexes.com/jcdetail.aspx
  4. [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 Duffy 4052

M, #4052, b. 1834, d. 11 January 1866

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BirthHe was born in 1834. 
DeathHe died on 11 January 1866 at Perth, Western Australia, hanged.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 12 January 1866 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 27 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 7 September 1856. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 July 1858 at Western Australia
Bio Details about his crime and execution can be found on pg 17 of "Legal Executions."5 

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DeathExecuted in WA
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Last Edited20 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3751662
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043248911/view
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3337/1866.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 17.

John Cavanagh 4053

M, #4053, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828. 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 14 years on 26 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 June 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 August 1860 at Western Australia

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Last Edited23 Feb 2023

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John McPherson 4054

M, #4054, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831. 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to life on 27 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 July 1860 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 April 1865 at Western Australia
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering and sentenced to 12 years on 6 July 1870 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1876 at Western Australia.2 

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MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited5 Feb 2023

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Citations

  1. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3751590
  2. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

William McMullen 4055

M, #4055, b. 1833, d. 21 November 1911
Name-Change William McMullen 4055 was also known as William McMillen 4055. 

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BirthHe was born in 1833 at Scotland
DeathHe died on 21 November 1911 at York, Western Australia.1 
BurialHe was buried at Greenhills Cemetery, Greenhills, Western Australia.1,2
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 28 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 August 1858 at Western Australia
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of J W Parker.3 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in January 1861 at Western Australia

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Last Edited30 Jun 2023

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Citations

  1. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/203476161/…
  2. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  3. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

William Tennant 4056

M, #4056, b. 1835
Name-Change William Tennant 4056 was also known as William Tennent 4056. 

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BirthHe was born in 1835. 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 28 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a waiter on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 October 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1861 at Western Australia

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Last Edited7 Feb 2023

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William Roy 4057

M, #4057, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831. 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to rob and sentenced to 15 years on 29 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a painter on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 December 1858 at Western Australia
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of York Depot.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 October 1861 at Western Australia
LeftWilliam Roy 4057 left the colony for NSW on 14 April 1873.2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
York Census 1859 Index
Last Edited14 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  2. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James Liddle 4058

M, #4058, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827. 
ConvictedConvicted of rape; assault & robbery and sentenced to life on 13 November 1854 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a miller on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 August 1859 at Western Australia
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 December 1864 at Western Australia

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Last Edited24 Feb 2023

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Citations

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

Archibald Ferguson 4059

M, #4059, b. 1834, d. 31 August 1918

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Parents His father was David Ferguson.1 
BirthHe was born in 1834. 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. PRES DA 524.2 
DeathHe died on 31 August 1918 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of rape; assault & robbery and sentenced to life on 13 November 1854 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 7 September 1856. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 July 1859 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 December 1864 at Western Australia

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Last Edited21 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 100859/1918.
  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: 100859/1918.

James Ray 4060

M, #4060, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835. 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery of a silver watch & chain & assault and sentenced to 14 years on 27 December 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a sailor on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 August 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in January 1861 at Western Australia

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William Johnston 4061

M, #4061, b. 1830, d. 28 September 1869

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BirthHe was born in 1830. 
DeathHe died on 28 September 1869 at Champion Bay, Western Australia, hospital.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 28 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 September 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 October 1861 at Western Australia

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Last Edited21 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19746
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4385/1869.

James Doig 4062

M, #4062, b. 1832, d. 29 July 1912

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BirthHe was born in 1832 at Scotland
MarrHe married Mary Anderson in 1866 at Perth, Western Australia.1 
DeathHe died on 29 July 1912 at Middle Swan, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 26 September 1854 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a dyer on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 October 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 July 1861 at Western Australia
Bio There is an obituary to Ralph Herbert Doig, one of James' grandsons in The West Australian 08.04.2005 pg 48. 

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Last Edited4 May 2024

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Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2471/1866.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/26517167
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6100083/1912.

Donald Cameron 4063

M, #4063, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829. 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 15 years on 26 December 1854 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a commercial agent on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 November 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 May 1861 at Western Australia

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George McLeod 4064

M, #4064, b. 1834, d. 30 December 1917

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BirthHe was born in 1834. 
DeathHe died on 30 December 1917 at Katanning, Western Australia, reg: 3500002/1918.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Katanning Cemetery, Katanning, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by housebreaing and sentenced to 7 yreas on 2 October 1850 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.4 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 11 March 1854 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.5,6 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 15 years on 28 December 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. Married Annie Foley 08.07.1863 Perth Congregational Church. 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 April 1859 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 November 1861 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 March 1871 at Western Australia

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ShipRunnymede Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited24 Feb 2023

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Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  2. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/151185409/george-mcleod
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/216804525
  4. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813205251/view
  5. [S93] Defence Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1073918649/view
  6. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

Robert Johnston 4065

M, #4065, b. 1824, d. 13 October 1857
Name-Change Robert Johnston 4065 was also known as Robert Inglis 4065. 

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BirthHe was born in 1824. 
DeathHe died on 13 October 1857 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by housebreaking and sentenced to 14 years on 20 April 1848 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.3 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 19 December 1853 at Boaz Island Prison, Boaz Island, Bermuda. Licence No. 5479.4 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by house breaking and sentenced to 21 years on 27 December 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
OccupationRecorded as a printer & mason on 7 September 1856. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 

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Last Edited21 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1031/1857.
  3. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813016018/view
  4. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1073784276/view

John McDonald 4066

M, #4066, b. 1812

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BirthHe was born in 1812. 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by housebreaking and sentenced to 7 years on 31 August 1850 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 14 October 1853 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 289.2 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 21 years on 22 January 1855 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter on 7 September 1856. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 7 September 1856. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 July 1859 at Western Australia
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Thomas Mead.3 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 September 1862 at Western Australia

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited14 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S124] Scottish Indexes, online scottichindexes.com, https://www.scottishindexes.com/jcdetail.aspx
  2. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813616800/view
  3. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Michael McDonald 4067

M, #4067, b. 1804, d. 7 December 1880

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BirthHe was born in 1804. 
DeathHe died on 7 December 1880 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 7 December 1880 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 21 years on 22 January 1855 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier on 7 September 1856. 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D on left side on 7 September 1856.5 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 July 1859 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 December 1870 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 August 1876 at Western Australia

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MilitaryMilitary Convicted in a Civil Court
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited6 Aug 2023

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Citations

  1. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1880 pg 200.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 10827/1881.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James McKay 4068

M, #4068, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832. 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 22 January 1855 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 October 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1861 at Western Australia
Research CWA has him dying 1878 but the Fremantle Cemetery record has this man aged 37 hence born 1841. based on his Millbank prison record #4068 was born in 1833 and would have been 45 in 1878.
Not enough evidence to support the 1878 death at the moment. 

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James Johnston 4069

M, #4069, b. 1826, d. 4 February 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1826. 
BurialHe was buried on 4 February 1887 at Dongara Cemetery, Dongara, Western Australia.1 
DeathHe died on 4 February 1887 at Gullaway, Irwin, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 14 years on 26 September 1854 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 January 1859 at Western Australia
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 25 September 1868 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 9 December 1871 at Western Australia

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Citations

  1. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=14603
  2. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/resultmcr/?id=1778
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 263/1887. Recorded as James Johnstone.

John Johnston 4070

M, #4070, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817. 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 26 September 1854 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a traveller on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 December 1858 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in September 1862 at Western Australia

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Dugald McFayden 4071

M, #4071, b. 1830
Name-Change Dugald McFayden 4071 was also known as Dugould McFadyen 4071. 

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BirthHe was born in 1830. 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 15 years on 26 December 1854 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a hatter on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1859 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 September 1861 at Western Australia
LeftDugald McFayden 4071 left the colony for SA in 1865. 

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William Risley 4072

M, #4072, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830. 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously accusing a person of an infamous crime with intent to extort money and sentenced to 25 years on 26 February 1855 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 January 1860 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 April 1864 at Western Australia

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James Watson 4073

M, #4073, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830. 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 28 September 1852 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 September 1857 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 August 1860 at Western Australia

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James Holmes 4074

M, #4074, b. 1838, d. 1 October 1914

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Parents His parents were James Holmes & Hannah Kelley.1 
BirthHe was born in 1838. 
BurialHe was buried at Midland Cemetery, Midland, Western Australia. RC C 17.2,3 
DeathHe died on 1 October 1914 at Midland Junction, Western Australia.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with another with personal violence and sentenced to 15 years on 12 July 1854 at York, Yorkshire, England
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 7 September 1856. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 June 1859 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 March 1874 at Western Australia

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Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 6100080/1914.
  2. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213295047/james-holmes
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/204765753
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6100080/1914.

James McDonald 4075

M, #4075, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830. 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 2 December 1854 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 7 September 1856. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 7 September 1856. 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 7 September 1856. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Runnymede arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 7 September 1856. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 April 1859 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 December 1861 at Western Australia

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