Henry James 42761

M, #4276, b. 1825, d. 19 March 1871
Name-Change Henry James 4276 was also known as Edward Thomas 4276. 
Name-Change Henry James 4276 was also known as Joseph Ibbotson 4276.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
DeathHe died on 19 March 1871 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia, reg: 4909/1871.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 11 August 1855 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4276 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA appears to have the wrong death year. 

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ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited15 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James Brown 42771

M, #4277, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously cutting & wounding with intent to prevent his lawful apprehension and sentenced to 20 years on 11 August 1855 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a jeweller on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4277 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 December 1863 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Brown 4277 left the colony for Callao on 6 May 1868.1,2 

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ShipClara Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited13 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Fleming Coward 42781

M, #4278, b. 1818

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting at a person with intent to murder and sentenced to life on 2 August 1855 at Carlisle, Cumbria, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4278 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 August 1865 at Western Australia.1 
LeftFleming Coward 4278 left the colony for NSW on 21 August 1872.1,2 
Bio The attached article is compliments of Ross Cusworth.

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ShipClara Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited26 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James Walker 42791

M, #4279, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 15 years on 25 September 1855 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4279 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10165 on 2 June 1875.2 
ConvictedConvicted of breaking into a dwelling house & stealing and sentenced to 5 years on 2 June 1875 at Geraldton, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 

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ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited21 Mar 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. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

John Neilson 42801

M, #4280, b. 1811, d. 14 July 1876

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
DeathHe died on 14 July 1876 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Debility.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 19 July 1876 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of incest and sentenced to life on 27 September 1855 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 7 chn as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4280 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 February 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 October 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8966/1876.

John Leary 42811

M, #4281, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years on 23 April 1851 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.2 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 12 January 1855 at Dartmoor Prison, Tavistock, Devon, England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 25 September 1855 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tilemaker on 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4281 on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 February 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipClara Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited13 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813265244/view
  3. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1074653687/view

John McSorley 42821

M, #4282, b. 1814, d. 22 September 1884
Name-Change John McSorley 4282 was also known as John McForley 4282.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
DeathHe died on 22 September 1884 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, injury to the spine.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of incest & murder and sentenced to life on 30 October 1855 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; ex Forfar & Kincardineshire Militia on 3 July 1857.1,5 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4282 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 September 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Last Edited28 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, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1884 pg 165 Inquests.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12777/1884.
  5. [S124] Scottish Indexes, online scottichindexes.com, https://www.scottishindexes.com/adentry.aspx?adid=855249

Joseph Gray 42831

M, #4283, b. 1823
Name-Change Joseph Gray 4283 was also known as Joseph Grey 4283. 

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 14 years on 2 July 1855 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a dealer on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4283 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 February 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 April 1861 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJoseph Gray 4283 left the colony for Mauritus on 12 June 1862.2 
ConvictedConvicted of beilg at large before the expiration of his sentecne of transportation and sentenced to 7 years on 1 March 1869 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.3 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 20 July 1875 at Borstal Prison, Rochester, Kent, England. Licence No. 28758.4 
Bio Joseph and his wife are featured in a Western Ancestor Article "Elizabeth Sarah Money" written by Marcia Watson

His story is also told at Harvey History Online.5 

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ShipClara Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MultipleReturned to England from WA Early
Last Edited17 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/69136059#.
  3. [S108] Old Bailey Online, online oldbaileyonline.org, https://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp
  4. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  5. [S188] Marcia Watson, "Elizabeth Sarah Money", pgs 42-44.

Jeremiah Foley 42841

M, #4284, b. 1831, d. 27 March 1899

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 27 March 1899 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 27 March 1899 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 14 years on 2 July 1855 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stevedore on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4284 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 February 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkJeremiah Foley 4284 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of S E Burges.4 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1592/1899.
  4. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

William Porter 42851

M, #4285, b. 1820, d. 12 April 1869

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 12 April 1869 at Convict Depot Hospital, Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 15 April 1869 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 24 July 1855 at Norwich, Norfolk, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a smith on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4285 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 May 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 January 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=16235
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4197/1869.

George Basford 42861

M, #4286, b. 1834
Name-Change George Basford 4286 was also known as George Bashford 4286. 

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 10 years on 21 March 1851 at Coventry, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 24 July 1855 at Portland Prison, Portland, Dorset, England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking in company of three others & stealing plate worth £25 and sentenced to 15 years on 15 October 1855 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4286 on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 October 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited13 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813236508/view
  3. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1075111023/view

John Carter 42871

M, #4287, b. 1831, d. 22 May 1860
Name-Change John Carter 4287 was also known as John McVoy 4287.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 22 May 1860 at Western Australia perished in the bush.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & stealing there-in and sentenced to 15 years on 16 October 1855 at Leeds, Yorkshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a knife grinder on 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4287 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 June 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Research There is a notation on his R21b entry that he escaped 16.10.1870. Maybe the entry of his death in the half year reports og 1860 was a mistake.3 

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ShipClara Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited22 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2042396211/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

John Gardener 42881

M, #4288, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of shop breaking & stealing there-in and sentenced to 15 years on 16 October 1855 at Leeds, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a coalminer on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4288 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
Last Edited20 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.

Joseph Mitchell 42891

M, #4289, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing brass and sentenced to 7 years on 8 September 1846 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 25085 (Tasmania) on 20 December 1851 at Hobart, Tasmania.3 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously receiving a stuff dress and sentenced to 15 years on 16 October 1855 at Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a waterman on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4289 on 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 July 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipClara Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited13 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-812835907/view
  3. [S147] Tasmania Libraries Archives, online unknown url, https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-105$init=CON33-1-105P175.

James Taylor 42901

M, #4290, b. 1817, d. 14 October 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
DeathHe died on 14 October 1888 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Senile Decay.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 15 October 1888 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 14 years on 20 August 1855 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4290 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 February 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 February 1871 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76211855
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 565/1888.

Alfred Jarratt 42911

M, #4291, b. 1834
Name-Change Alfred Jarratt 4291 was also known as Alfred Jarrett 4291.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously uttering forged bank notes and sentenced to life on 22 October 1855 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4291 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 October 1865 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipClara Convict Index
Last Edited13 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.

James McCarthy 42921

M, #4292, b. 1818, d. 31 March 1859

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
DeathHe died on 31 March 1859 at Convict Establishment, Fremantle, Western Australia, as a result of a fall.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person - pick pocket and sentenced to 14 years on 22 October 1855 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4292 on 3 July 1857.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1376/1859.

John Crowder 42931

M, #4293, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & wounding with intent to murder and sentenced to 14 years on 21 July 1855 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4293 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Crowder 4293 left the colony for NSW on 21 August 1872.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 August 1872 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited14 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.

Richard Hamilton Lindsay 42941

M, #4294, b. 1831
Name-Change Richard Hamilton Lindsay 4294 was also known as Richard Hamilton Lindsey 4294.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 15 years on 25 September 1855 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a iron shipwright on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4294 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
LeftRichard Hamilton Lindsay 4294 left the colony for Vic on 10 December 1873.1,2 

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ShipClara Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited14 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Hugh Moore 42951

M, #4295, b. 1809, d. 14 March 1864

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BirthHe was born in 1809.1 
DeathHe died on 14 March 1864 at Depot hospital, Guildford, Western Australia, congestion of lungs reg: 2419/1864.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 21 years on 27 September 1855 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4295 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
Last Edited27 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039766054/view
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.

Robert West 42961

M, #4296, b. 1818, d. 9 January 1878
Name-Change Robert West 4296 was also known as Thomas Lidd 4296.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
DeathHe died on 9 January 1878 at Perth, Western Australia, General Debility.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 9 January 1878 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing (2 charges) and sentenced to 15 years on 15 October 1855 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 chid as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a horse dealer on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4296 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 June 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9605/1878.

James Curran 42971

M, #4297, b. 1831, d. 10 December 1877
Name-Change James Curran 4297 was also known as Thomas Connor 4297.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 10 December 1877 at Greenough, Western Australia, in bush.2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from a dwelling house and sentenced to 7 years on 24 November 1851 at Knutsford, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.6 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 9 March 1855 at Portland Prison, Portland, Dorset, England.7 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 15 October 1855 at Knutsford, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4297 on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1877 pg 205 Inquests.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65957677
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65955681
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9501/1877.
  6. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-812374557/view
  7. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

John Lovatt 42981

M, #4298, b. 1834, d. 3 May 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 3 May 1884 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Aneurism.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 5 May 1884 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 14 years on 1 October 1855 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a collier on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4298 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipClara Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12525/1884.

John Smithers 42991

M, #4299, b. 1833, d. 17 June 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 17 June 1887 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried circa 18 June 1887 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 14 years on 20 August 1855 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a waterman on 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4299 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipClara Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited22 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76070032
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 354/1887.

James Stevens 43001

M, #4300, b. 1820

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of breaking & entering a store & stealing there-in and sentenced to 14 years on 26 November 1855 at Hereford, Herefordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 3 July 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 3 July 1857. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4300 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 September 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
Last Edited14 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.