George Groves 45511

M, #4551, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 19 July 1851 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 25 October 1854 at Dartmoor Prison, Tavistock, Devon, England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & theft and sentenced to 15 years on 3 January 1856 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brickmaker on 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of J H Monger Jnr.4 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of returning from transportion before the expiration of his sentence and sentenced to 7 years on 18 March 1865 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He had been convicted previously.5 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 18 January 1871 at Chatham Prison, Chatham, Kent, England.6 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
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Returned to England from WA Early
Last Edited28 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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  3. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1074464785/view
  4. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  5. [S109] Findmypast, online findmypast.com.au, https://search.findmypast.com.au/bna/viewarticle
  6. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

William Collins 45521

M, #4552, b. 1816

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a post letter containing an order for money and sentenced to 14 years on 17 December 1855 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 1 January 1858.2 
OccupationRecorded as a gardener on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 May 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about William here Australian Convict Records

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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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039758331/view

William Cardwell 45531

M, #4553, b. 1825, d. 20 August 1896

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
DeathHe died on 20 August 1896 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 21 August 1896 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5,6 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & theft and sentenced to 15 years on 14 February 1856 at Preston, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 5 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 May 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is partly told on pg 27 of "Rogues, Rascals and the Reformed"

There is some info about William here Australian Convict Records

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited30 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/84461073
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1554/1896.
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  6. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/195657272/…

Frederick Holmes 45541

M, #4554, b. 1835
Name-Change Frederick Holmes 4554 was also known as Frederick Rennell 4554. 

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering forged bank notes and sentenced to life on 3 March 1856 at Chelmsford, Essex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 March 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 August 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
UpdatesPage Updates
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited15 May 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.

William Henry May 45551

M, #4555, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & theft and sentenced to 14 years on 3 March 1856 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a bricklayer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 December 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 8 February 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited11 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.

George Hill 45561

M, #4556, b. 1829
Name-Change George Hill 4556 was also known as George Smith 4556.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & theft and sentenced to 14 years on 23 April 1849 at St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands.2 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 25 April 1855 at Defence Hulk, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 2828.3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking; burglary & theft and sentenced to 14 years on 3 March 1856 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 17 March 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited26 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813093662/view
  3. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

Thomas Farrant 45571

M, #4557, b. 1820
Name-Change Thomas Farrant 4557 was also known as Thomas Tarrant 4557.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing copper and sentenced to life on 19 October 1846 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
PardonHis was discharged to England on the Iberia on 15 September 1854 at Europa Hulk, Gibraltar, Gibraltar
ConvictedConvicted of office breaking & theft and sentenced to 15 years on 3 March 1856 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 8 July 1872 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited22 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-812844760/view

William Davenport 45581

M, #4558, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of night poaching and sentenced to 14 years on 18 March 1848 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 23 April 1855 at Millbank Prison, Westminster, Middlesex, England. Licence No. 2780.3 
ConvictedConvicted of highway robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 3 March 1856 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stone cutter on 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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Last Edited25 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813041765/view
  3. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

John White 45591

M, #4559, b. 1818

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of making counterfeit coin and sentenced to 14 years on 4 February 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 June 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited11 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.

William Kirk 45601

M, #4560, b. 1830, d. 29 March 1871
Name-Change William Kirk 4560 was also known as Thomas Cook 4560.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 29 March 1871 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 30 March 1871 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 6 January 1852 at Derby, Derbyshire, England. He had been convicted previously.5 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 4 June 1855 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 3260.6 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing various articles from a boat and sentenced to 14 years on 11 February 1856 at Nether Knutsford, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Caleb Massingham.7 

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ShipNile Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited31 May 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. [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: 4921/1871.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  6. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  7. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

William Holmes 45611

M, #4561, b. 1827
Name-Change William Holmes 4561 was also known as William Duncan 4561 aka Brown, Fife, Jackson, Able, Moore, Aaron. 

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 18 February 1856 at Wellington Barracks, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 July 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online

There is some info about William here Australian Convict Records

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StoriesConvict Stories Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited18 Jul 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.

Samuel Inskip 45621

M, #4562, b. 1819

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing hay and sentenced to 7 years on 27 February 1847 at Reading, Berkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
Free PardonHis Free Pardon was granted on 24 February 1849 at York Hulk, Gosport, Hampshire, England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of warehouse breaking & stealing 33lbs of flour and sentenced to 15 years on 14 March 1856 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miller on 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 5 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 August 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited26 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. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  3. [S70] York Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-812066396/view

John Williams 45631

M, #4563, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 20 years on 3 March 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of York Depot.2 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 March 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 February 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
York Census 1859 Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited15 May 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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

John Jones 45641

M, #4564, b. 1801
Name-Change John Jones 4564 was also known as James Punt Borritt 4564. 

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BirthHe was born in 1801.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 3 March 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 December 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 August 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told at
His story is told at Harvey History Online

There is some info about John here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited18 Jul 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.

Richard Wilson 45651

M, #4565, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 3 March 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited11 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.

James Andrews 45661

M, #4566, b. 1825, d. 28 September 1873
Name-Change James Andrews 4566 was also known as James Andrew 4566.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
DeathHe died on 28 September 1873 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Dropsy.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 29 September 1873 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia. Grave No. 501.2
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously stealing property from a post letter and sentenced to 14 years on 3 March 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858.5,6 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 April 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 July 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records
Research His story is told in "Like A Jigsaw"

There is some info about James here Australian Convict Records.7 

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ShipNile Convict Index
UpdatesPage Updates
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited15 May 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. [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/114442364
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6776/1873.
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039643430/view
  6. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054392853/view
  7. [S162] Margaret Bartley, Like A Jigsaw.

Edward Stevens 45671

M, #4567, b. 1815, d. 17 February 1858

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
DeathHe died on 17 February 1858 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 14 years on 17 March 1856 at Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a thatcher on 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Bio There is some info about Edward here Australian Convict Records

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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. [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: 1046/1858.

John Williams 45681

M, #4568, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 3 March 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonecutter on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 September 1862 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.

John Moah 45691

M, #4569, b. 1811

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
ConvictedConvicted of applying to his own use public money - embezzlement and sentenced to 14 years on 1 December 1855 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 February 1861 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.

William Mullen 45701

M, #4570, b. 1820
Name-Change William Mullen 4570 was also known as William Ryan 4570.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering a forged bank note with intent to defraud and sentenced to 20 years on 24 March 1856 at Hereford, Herefordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a horse dealer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 December 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 July 1864 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.

Hans Hansen 45711

M, #4571, b. 1821, d. 5 October 1898
Name-Change Hans Hansen 4571 was also known as Jack Hansen 4571.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 5 October 1898 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Chronic Bronchitis.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 6 October 1898 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of murdering charles jacobi and sentenced to life on 22 March 1856 at Bodmin, Cornwall, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 September 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 July 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2220/1898.

John Watts 45721

M, #4572, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of highway robbery with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 13 March 1856 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 May 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 13 September 1872 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.

William Chevins 45731

M, #4573, b. 1820, d. 4 September 1862

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 4 September 1862 at Western Australia accident shot.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of highway robbery with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 13 March 1856 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer on 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about William here Australian Convict Records

He is also mentioned in "The Murray District."4 

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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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039513251/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S185] Ronald Richards, The Murray District of WA, pg 311.

Thomas Ward 45741

M, #4574, b. 1830, d. 14 December 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 14 December 1884 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Broncho Pneumonia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried circa 15 December 1884 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing and sentenced to 10 years on 13 December 1851 at York, Yorkshire, England.5 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 11 August 1855 at Dartmoor Prison, Tavistock, Devon, England.6 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with another and sentenced to life on 8 March 1856 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a machine fitter on 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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MultipleTransported Twice
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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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/71997642
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12935/1884.
  5. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  6. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1075071275/view

Francis Lacey 45751

M, #4575, b. 1827, d. 10 April 1890

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
BurialHe was buried on 10 April 1890 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 10 April 1890 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Senile Decay.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson of a stack of straw and sentenced to 14 years on 8 March 1856 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 January 1863 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. [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: 168/1890. Recorded as Francis Lacy.