James Ford 46011

M, #4601, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 1 August 1856 at Wells, Somerset, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 ch as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate 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 19 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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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.

Miles Melia 46021

M, #4602, b. 1816, d. 15 September 1871
Name-Change Miles Melia 4602 was also known as Miles Melina 4602.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
DeathHe died on 15 September 1871 at Convict Depot Hospital, Champion Bay, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 9 August 1856 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 3chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a porter 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 28 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 October 1866 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=16274
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 5083/1871.

William Valentine Stokes 46031

M, #4603, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of buggery and sentenced to life on 28 July 1855 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a confectioner 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 January 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 December 1872 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.

James Thorogood 46041

M, #4604, b. 1827, d. 26 September 1915
Name-Change James Thorogood 4604 was also known as James Thurgood 4604.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. ANG EC 180.2 
DeathHe died on 26 September 1915 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 3 March 1856 at Chelmsford, Essex, 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 
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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 January 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 July 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Bassendean A Social History..."

There is some info about him here Australian Convict Records.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. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1600173/1915.
  4. [S164] Jennie Carter, Bassendean A Social History 1829-1979, pgs 57, 63.

Henry Eyre 46051

M, #4605, b. 1840, d. 3 July 1917

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BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
DeathHe died on 3 July 1917 at Quairading, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to rob being armed with an offensive weapon and sentenced to life on 22 March 1856 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.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 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 December 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 November 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about Henry here Australian Convict Records
Research CWA has him dying 1898 in York but that death belongs to his older brother Robert Henry Eyre #4896. 

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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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 400025/1917. Recorded as Henry Munsell Eyre.

Robert Thomas Palin 46061

M, #4606, b. 1834, d. 9 July 1861

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 9 July 1861 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, hanged Perth for burglary.2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 10 July 1861 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 17 March 1851 at Maidstone, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously.4 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 25 July 1855 at Dartmoor Prison, Tavistock, Devon, England. Licence No. 3525.5 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 29 March 1856 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, 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 shoemaker 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 January 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is a short description of his demise in "Legal Executions"

Mentioned in "A Brand on His Coat"

There is some info about Robert here Australian Convict Records

He also has a entry in Wikipedia.6,7 

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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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039632365/view
  4. [S107] Records of the Home Office, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  5. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  6. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pgs 10, 12.
  7. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pg 170.

Michael Henry 46071

M, #4607, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to murder and sentenced to life on 22 July 1856 at Exeter, Devon, 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 January 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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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.

James McManus 46081

M, #4608, b. 1814

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 2 October 1856 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 1 January 1858. Applied for his wife & family to come to WA Return 31.12.1863. CO Letter 518. Application No. 1187.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 March 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 April 1868 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2041935403/view
  3. [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-2054394336/view

John Youard 46091

M, #4609, b. 1839, d. 8 October 1903

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John Youard 4609 (Photo: Mark Christie)
BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 8 October 1903 at Geraldton, Western Australia, reg: 1343/1903.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 10 October 1903 at Eastern Road Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia. PRES Plot 27.3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously accusing a person of an infamous crime with intent to extort money and sentenced to life on 19 September 1853 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.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 house painter 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 June 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Free PardonHis Free Pardon was granted on 14 April 1869 at Western Australia.5 
Bio There is some info about John 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18225
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205464902/john-youard
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Andrew Bracken 46101

M, #4610, b. 1835, d. 1 January 1899

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 1 January 1899 at Moora, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 9 August 1856 at Liverpool, Lancashire, 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 illiterate 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 June 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about Andrew here Australian Convict Records

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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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3207620
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2307/1899.

John McLochlan 46111

M, #4611, b. 1826
Name-Change John McLochlan 4611 was also known as John McLachlan 4611.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of wilful fire rising and sentenced to 21 years on 16 July 1855 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a joiner 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 January 1865 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.

Patrick McBride 46131

M, #4613, b. 1830
Name-Change Patrick McBride 4613 was also known as Patrick McBryde 4613. 
Name-Change Patrick McBride 4613 was also known as Peter McBride 4613.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years on 24 December 1850 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.2 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 26 May 1854 at Warrior Hulk, Woolwich, Kent, England.3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 15 years on 30 April 1856 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a puddler 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 April 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 October 1862 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. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813230619/view
  3. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

James Williams 46141

M, #4614, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 27 October 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 bootmaker 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 December 1863 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.

George Rogers 46151

M, #4615, b. 1820, d. 1 November 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 1 November 1870 at Beverley, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 27 March 1856 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a dealer 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of James Bartram.4 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 September 1862 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. [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: 4776/1870. Recorded as George Rodgers.
  4. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Joseph Quintrall 46161

M, #4616, b. 1839, d. 1913
Name-Change Joseph Quintrall 4616 was also known as Joseph Quintrell 4616.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died in 1913 at Penrith, New South Wales, reg: 17476/1913.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & wounding and sentenced to 15 years on 26 March 1856 at Bodmin, Cornwall, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 1 January 1858.1 
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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited11 Apr 2023

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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. [S77] NSW BDM, online familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search?4.

William Blake 46171

M, #4617, b. 1813, d. 12 April 1894

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Parents His parents were William Blake & Maria.2 
BirthHe was born in 1813 at Havant, Hampshire, England.1,3 
BaptismHe was baptised on 11 September 1813 at Havant, Hampshire, England.2 
MarrHe married Susan Sherlock on 27 June 1841 at Saint Faith, Havant, Hampshire, England.4 
DeathHe died on 12 April 1894 at Grass Valley, Western Australia.1,5,6 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.5,7
Census_1851EngHe appeared on the 1851 English census at Westbourne, Sussex, England. His occupation was shown as labourer.3 
ConvictedConvicted of maliciously firing stacks and sentenced to 15 years on 13 December 1855 at Lewes, Sussex, England.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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 6 chn as at 1 January 1858. Applied for wife Susan & chn of Chichestert Sussex to come to WA. They followed. Son of William & Maria nee Wakefield.8,9 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 July 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Bevan Carter

He is mentioned in "The Brand on his Coat."10

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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. [S272] Hampshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1921, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S199] 1851 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  4. [S296] England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  5. [S40] Northam Cemetery, online northamcemetery.atwebpages.com/.
  6. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 324/1894.
  7. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/189145005/william-blake
  8. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039643430/view
  9. [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-2054393245/view
  10. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pg 80.

John Wickey Stable 46181

M, #4618, b. 1796, d. 28 January 1866

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BirthHe was born in 1796.1 
DeathHe died on 28 January 1866 at Toowoomba, Queensland.2 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to 15 years on 9 August 1854 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 6 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a solicitor 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 February 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online

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StoriesConvict Stories Index
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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.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/75516847

Michael Carling 46191

M, #4619, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent and sentenced to 15 years on 3 December 1855 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about Michael here Australian Convict Records

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Last Edited17 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.

Henry Rington 46201

M, #4620, b. 1829
Name-Change Henry Rington 4620 was also known as Henry Kington 4620.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of arson of a hovel & stack of hay and sentenced to 15 years on 15 July 1856 at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales.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 illiterate 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 May 1860 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHenry Rington 4620 Absconded from a convict party at Pt Resolution on 10 October 1868.1,2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited12 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. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002

Thomas Butler 46211

M, #4621, b. 1828, d. 23 July 1877

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BirthHe was born in 1828 at Halewsworth, Suffolk, England.1 
DeathHe died on 23 July 1877 at York, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 24 July 1877 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 26 July 1856 at Ipswich, Suffolk, 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 tailor 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 March 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 February 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about Thomas here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9395/1877.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Buriaks 1843-1935.

William Hoskins 46221

M, #4622, b. 1833, d. 8 September 1885
Name-Change William Hoskins 4622 was also known as William Hawkins 4622.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 8 September 1885 at Bridgetown, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Bridgetown Pioneer Cemetery, Bridgetown, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on 2 August 1856 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.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 umbrella maker; 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 December 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 2 October 1872 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited4 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.
  2. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/221517753/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13410/1885.

James Afflick 46231

M, #4623, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempting to strangle his child with intent to kill & murder and sentenced to 15 years on 19 July 1856 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database 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.

Simon Kinver 46241

M, #4624, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of maliciously killing a sheep and sentenced to 15 years on 28 July 1856 at Bodmin, Cornwall, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited2 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.

George Arrowsmith 46251

M, #4625, b. 1841, d. 24 November 1916

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Parents His parents were Richard Arrowsmith & Frances.2 
BirthHe was born in 1841 at Whitchurch, Shropshire, England.1,2 
BaptismHe was baptised on 31 January 1841 at Whitchurch, Shropshire, England.2 
DeathHe died on 24 November 1916 at Granville, New South Wales, reg: 16312/1916.1,3 
Census_1841EngHe appeared on the 1841 English census at Whitchurch, Shropshire, England.4 
Census_1851EngHe appeared on the 1851 English census at Whitchurch, Shropshire, England.5 
ConvictedConvicted of bestiality and sentenced to 14 years on 26 July 1855 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.1 
OccupationRecorded as a 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 Portsmouth prison.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 23 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 December 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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LeftLeft the WA Colony 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. [S287] Shropshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1900, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S77] NSW BDM, online familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search?4.
  4. [S2] 1841 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  5. [S199] 1851 England Census, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…