William Dalby Hipwell 44761

M, #4476, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a hat & box and sentenced to 7years on 3 January 1853 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 11 February 1856 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. His licence was revoked approx Dec 1856 and he was sent to Chatham Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a silk hat maker 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4476 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 February 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in February 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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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. [S93] Defence Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1075613774/view

Joseph Gillian 44771

M, #4477, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7years on 28 February 1853 at Salford, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 24 July 1856 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 6090 His licence was revoked 3.9.1856 and he was sent to Defence Hulk.2 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4477 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record

James O'Neil 44781

M, #4478, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person and sentenced to 7years on 15 March 1853 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 3 June 1856 at Warrior Hulk, Woolwich, Kent, England. Licence No. 5735 His licence was revoked 6.8.1856 and he was sent to Chatham Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a groom 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4478 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1860 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHe left the colony for Vic on 23 August 1866.1,3 

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

John Walker 44791

M, #4479, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing boots and sentenced to 10 years on 4 March 1850 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 15 January 1856 at Dartmoor Prison, Tavistock, Devon, England. Licence No. 4753 His licence was revoked 20.8.1856 and he was sent to Dartmoor Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4479 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 July 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

Charles Jones 44801

M, #4480, b. 1831, d. 10 October 1881

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 10 October 1881 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, pneumonia.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 11 October 1881 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person and sentenced to 10 years on 17 October 1851 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 23 November 1855 at Stirling Castle Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4288 His licence was revoked 15.9.1856 and he was sent to Stirling Castle Hulk.5 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a moulder 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4480 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 April 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 10063 on 3 July 1872.6 
ConvictedConvicted of reaking, eg & stealing and sentenced to 3 years on 3 July 1872 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.7 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 October 1874 at Western Australia.6 

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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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1881 pg 177 Inquests.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11164/1881.
  5. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  6. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/256611068

Joseph Maudlin 44811

M, #4481, b. 1830
Name-Change Joseph Maudlin 4481 was also known as Joseph Mainland 4481.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing wearing apparel and sentenced to 7years on 25 February 1852 at Durham, Durham, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 30 November 1855 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4573 His licence was revoked 9.1.1857 and he was sent to Defence Hulk.2 
OccupationRecorded as a brass founder on 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4481 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of E R Parker.3 

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  3. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Thomas McKay 44821

M, #4482, b. 1821, d. 29 June 1891

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 29 June 1891 at York, Western Australia, heart disease.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 29 June 1891 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of theft habit repute and sentenced to 7years on 19 April 1852 at Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 6 June 1855 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 3322 His licence was revoked 22.11.1856 and he was sent to Stirling Castle Hulk.6 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a joiner 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4482 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 7324 on 2 September 1863.7 
ConvictedConvicted of felonious receipt of two stolen cheques and sentenced to 7 years on 2 September 1863 at Geraldton, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.8 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 November 1866 at Western Australia.7 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 1 September 1870 at Western Australia.7 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 September 1870 at Western Australia.7 
Bio Extract from Norfolk Poacher attached.9

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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, Inquest 1891 pg 109.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/148137021
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 350/1891.
  5. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  6. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  7. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  8. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2934654
  9. [S43] Bevan Carter, Norfolk Poacher, pg 285.

James Gough 44831

M, #4483, b. 1834, d. 22 January 1899

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 22 January 1899 at Northam, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.5
ConvictedConvicted of stealing wearing apparel and sentenced to 7years on 20 June 1852 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 21 November 1855 at Dartmoor Prison, Tavistock, Devon, England. Licence No. 4309 His licence was revoked 21.1.1856 and he was sent to Dartmoor Prison.6 
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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4483 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of breaking & entering and sentenced to 3 years on 7 January 1864 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.7 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 7600 on 7 January 1864.8 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 October 1867 at Western Australia.8 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 January 1868 at Western Australia.8 
Research CWA has incorrect death details. 

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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, 1889 pg 44 Inquests.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1410/1899.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/211876558
  5. [S40] Northam Cemetery, online northamcemetery.atwebpages.com/.
  6. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2934825
  8. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

Thomas James Goff 44841

M, #4484, b. 1827, d. 8 March 1888
Name-Change Thomas James Goff 4484 was also known as Thomas Gough 4484. 
Name-Change Thomas James Goff 4484 was also known as Thomas Gaff 4484.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 8 March 1888 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Senile Decay.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 8 March 1888 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7years on 31 January 1853 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 24 July 1856 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 6092 His licence was revoked 11.12.1856 and he was sent to Defence Hulk.5 
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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4484 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 August 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 10024 on 5 April 1871.6 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing seven brooches & sundry articles and sentenced to 3 years on 5 April 1871 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.7 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 October 1873 at Western Australia.6 
Research CWA has him dying 22.1.1899 but that death belongs to #4483. For some reason East Perth has assigned this (1888) death to #4483 but that looks to be a mistake as the 1899 Inquest into the death of #4483 is quite clear. 

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  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/77396306
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 178/1888. Recorded as Thomas Gough.
  5. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record
  6. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3755230

John Rigbye 44851

M, #4485, b. 1830, d. 22 August 1904
Name-Change John Rigbye 4485 was also known as John Rigby 4485.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 22 August 1904 at Busselton, Western Australia, killed by fall from a cart.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a cloak and sentenced to 7years on 12 July 1853 at Kirkdale, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 6 August 1856 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 6228 His licence was revoked 21.1.1857 and he was sent to Defence Hulk.5 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a collier 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4485 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 August 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in October 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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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, Inquest 1904 pg 287.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/158087446
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2678/1904. Recorded as John Rigby.
  5. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

James Quinn 44861

M, #4486, b. 1821, d. 22 November 1866

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 22 November 1866 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of obtaining goods by false pretences and sentenced to 7years on 2 February 1852 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4486 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 February 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 1 February 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 5884 on 3 April 1861.5 
ConvictedConvicted of forging & uttering a false order for goods and sentenced to 9 years on 3 April 1861 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 

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  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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3349/1866.
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2933059

James Fryer 44871

M, #4487, b. 1814, d. 20 July 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
DeathHe died on 20 July 1870 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7years on 28 June 1852 at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 15 October 1855 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 3944 His licence was revoked 5.3.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth.4 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4487 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1860 at Western Australia.1,3 

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  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: 4669/1870.
  4. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813888680/view

Thomas Armstrong 44881

M, #4488, b. 1826
Name-Change Thomas Armstrong 4488 was also known as John Leonard Armstrong 4488.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7years on 6 January 1852 at Carlisle, Cumbria, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 25 November 1854 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 1947 His licence was revoked 15.7.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4488 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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  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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813915158/view

Joseph Briggs 44891

M, #4489, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7years on 4 April 1853 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 7 May 1856 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 5459 His licence was revoked 22.7.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prisom.2 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4489 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 January 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

Jeremiah Dacey 44901

M, #4490, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from the person and sentenced to 7years on 5 August 1851 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 6 April 1856 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 5231 His licence was revoked 6.8.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4490 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in August 1858 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHe left the colony for Vic on 24 August 1869.1,3 

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

William Duncan 44911

M, #4491, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7years on 21 April 1852 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 7 December 1855 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4646 His licence was revoked 7.8.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a platelayer 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4491 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in September 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

John Hudson 44921

M, #4492, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person and sentenced to 7years on 20 June 1853 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 2 July 1856 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 2257 His licence was revoked 26.8.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4492 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 April 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited31 Mar 2023

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record

George Simcox 44931

M, #4493, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7years on 19 July 1852 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 6 December 1855 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4645 His licence was revoked 26.8.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a miner 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4493 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 January 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in September 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
Last Edited19 Apr 2023

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

Henry Beard 44941

M, #4494, b. 1823, d. 14 December 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 14 December 1887 at York, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 14 December 1887 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of shop breaking & larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 3 April 1849 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 18 April 1855 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4884 His licence was revoked 7.10.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.5 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 3 July 1857.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4494 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in April 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 7 April 1864 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 7604 on 7 April 1864.7 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 April 1871 at Western Australia.7 
Bio There is a story about Henry's life at The York Society

and another at Harvey History Online

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StoriesConvict Stories Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
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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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 714/1887.
  4. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  5. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813798490/view
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2935002
  7. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

James Mason 44951

M, #4495, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7years on 18 October 1852 at Beccles, Suffolk, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 5 December 1855 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4641 His licence was revoked 30.9.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a sweep 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4495 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 January 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in October 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

George McNeil 44961

M, #4496, b. 1822
Name-Change George McNeil 4496 was also known as George McNeill 4496.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7years on 27 April 1853 at Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1,2
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 12 May 1856 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 5470 His licence was revoked 15.9.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.3 
OccupationRecorded as a fisherman on 3 July 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 chn 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4496 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 February 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1860 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHe left the colony for N.S.W. on 8 February 1863.1,4 

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ShipClara Convict Index
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Last Edited18 Apr 2024

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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. [S267] Inveraray Jail, online www.inverarayjail.co.uk/our-history/.
  3. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  4. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Daniel Barratt 44971

M, #4497, b. 1825
Name-Change Daniel Barratt 4497 was also known as Daniel Barrett 4497. 

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7years on 5 January 1853 at Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 23 February 1856 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4884 His licence was revoked 22.11.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4497 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 May 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in February 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipClara Convict Index
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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

John Letter 44981

M, #4498, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from the person and sentenced to 7years on 8 November 1852 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 10 January 1856 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 4735 His licence was revoked 29.12.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a wine cooper 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4498 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 February 1858 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHe left the colony for Vic on 23 August 1866.1,3 

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ShipClara Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited3 Apr 2023

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Henry Shufflebotham 44991

M, #4499, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 7years on 9 March 1852 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 18 June 1855 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 3285 His licence was revoked 29.12.1856 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 3 July 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a potter 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4499 on 3 July 1857.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 December 1857 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 7605 on 7 April 1864.3 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing sheep and sentenced to 5 years on 7 April 1864 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.4 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 April 1867 at Western Australia.3 
LeftHe left the colony for London per Chalgram on 7 January 1880.1 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited19 Apr 2023

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  3. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66013594

James Holden 45001

M, #4500, b. 1833
Name-Change James Holden 4500 was also known as James Holdan 4500.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of simple larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 October 1851 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 3 March 1856 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 5044 His licence was revoked 24.1.1857 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
OccupationRecorded as a brickmaker 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict NoAssigned with Convict No. 4500 on 3 July 1857.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 April 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 April 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited5 Apr 2023

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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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript