David Tasker 47011

M, #4701, b. 1831, d. 23 April 1858

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 23 April 1858 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & wilful fire raising and sentenced to life on 3 May 1849 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being 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 stonecutter 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4701 on 1 January 1858.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited31 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [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: 1103/1858. Recorded as David Taskee.

John Scollard 47021

M, #4702, b. 1823, d. 17 June 1907

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 17 June 1907 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 19 June 1907 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of maliciously setting fire to a house and sentenced to life on 9 April 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858. Applied for wife Catherine & 2 chn of Mint St Tower London to come to WA. No response.1,5 
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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4702 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited15 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [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/211980480
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 100446/1907.
  5. [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-2054389851/view

Charles Lancaster 47031

M, #4703, b. 1826, d. 7 February 1911

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Parents His parents were John Lancaster & Mary Ann Loreley.2 
BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 7 February 1911 at Claremont, Western Australia, good fit.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG DC 55.3 
ConvictedConvicted of sacrilege and sentenced to 20 years on 7 March 1850 at York, Yorkshire, 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 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4703 on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited5 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 1600019/1911.
  3. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1600019/1911.

Joseph Thompson 47041

M, #4704, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to life on 27 March 1849 at Wells, Somerset, 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 painter 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4704 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 July 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited19 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

Charles Rawson 47051

M, #4705, b. 1819, d. 23 May 1895

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
DeathHe died on 23 May 1895 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 23 May 1895 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent and sentenced to life on 3 March 1849 at York, Yorkshire, 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 smith 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4705 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited31 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 728/1895.
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

William Burrows 47061

M, #4706, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to life on 11 June 1849 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4706 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about William here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited12 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

Thomas Pinder 47071

M, #4707, b. 1830, d. 4 July 1865
Name-Change Thomas Pinder 4707 was also known as Thomas Pindar 4707. 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 4 July 1865 at Busselton, Western Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried at St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Busselton, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of felony & house breaking and sentenced to life on 3 March 1849 at Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.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 
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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4707 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 July 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited1 Oct 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2910/1865. Recorded as Thomas Pinder.
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/239249197/thomas-pinder

John Hunter 47081

M, #4708, b. 1820, d. December 1857
Name-Change John Hunter 4708 was also known as John Balam 4708.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died in December 1857 at at sea died on the voyage out to WA.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny & sacrilege and sentenced to life on 27 February 1849 at Durham, Durham, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 23 September 1857.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 23 September 1857.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mariner on 23 September 1857.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile leaving from Plymouth, Devon, England, on 23 September 1857. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. He died on the journey.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4708 on 23 September 1857.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
DeathDied on the Voyage Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited21 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

John Perran 47091

M, #4709, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to life on 19 July 1849 at Stafford, Staffordshire, 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 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4709 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited18 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

Henry Keeling 47101

M, #4710, b. 1813, d. 19 August 1876

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BirthHe was born in 1813.1 
DeathHe died on 19 August 1876 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Debility.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 21 August 1876 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of bestiality and sentenced to life on 19 July 1849 at Stafford, Staffordshire, 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 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4710 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 March 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited31 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8971/1876.

George Hayman 47111

M, #4711, b. 1828, d. 5 August 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1828 at Blackawton, Devon, England.1 
DeathHe died on 5 August 1888 at Perth, Western Australia, sarcomatious tumour of the jaw.2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 6 August 1888 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of buggery with a mare and sentenced to life on 18 July 1849 at Exeter, Devon, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 January 1858. Married Brigid O'Connel 27.5.1860 Perth RC. Married Sabina Pendor 14.4.1.863 Perth RC. Son of William & Mary.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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4711 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 March 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Further information about George's life & family can be found here Bradley Family Website

George's ship and barge owning history is described on pg 109-100 of "They Kept This State Afloat". Unfortunately the author has confused George with another George Hayman and so the family detailed on the book is not George's family.

There is also some info about George here Australian Convict Records.6 

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ShipNile Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited23 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76211827
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 454/1888.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/155370485/george-hayman
  6. [S20] Rod Dickson, They Kept This State Afloat, pgs 109-110.

Henry Guest 47121

M, #4712, b. 1826, d. 3 July 1885
Name-Change Henry Guest 4712 was also known as Henry West 4712.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 3 July 1885 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 4 July 1885 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7 years on 6 January 1851 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.5 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing money and sentenced to 6 years on 21 August 1855 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 8 June 1856 at Defence Hulk, Woolwich, London, England.6 
OccupationRecorded as a painter & glazier 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4712 on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 May 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 January 1861 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of appropriating a purse containing 30 shillings and sentenced to 3 years on 2 January 1879 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.7 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10258 on 2 January 1879.8 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Last Edited31 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/77284744
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13296/1885.
  5. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813219676/view
  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/110470549
  8. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

John Owen 47131

M, #4713, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from the person and sentenced to 5 years on 22 April 1856 at Kirkdale, Lancashire, 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 blacksmith 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4713 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 April 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkJohn Owen 4713 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of York Depot.2 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited15 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Francis Badcock 47141

M, #4714, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 1 July 1850 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 26 May 1854 at Portland Prison, Portland, Dorset, England. Licence No. 9181.3 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing bottles of ginger beer & lolly pops and sentenced to 6 years on 7 July 1856 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a bootcloser 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4714 on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8182 on 5 April 1865.4 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 12 years on 5 April 1865 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 May 1877 at Western Australia.4 
Bio There is some info about Francis here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Last Edited12 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813178664/view
  3. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript
  4. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66014909

William Gadd 47151

M, #4715, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a wheelbarrow and sentenced to 6 years on 7 July 1856 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 brewer 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4715 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 December 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited25 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

William Emberton 47161

M, #4716, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing goods and sentenced to 6 years on 7 July 1856 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cordwainer 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4716 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 July 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 January 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited25 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

Henry Hedges 47171

M, #4717, b. 1831, d. 24 March 1875

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 24 March 1875 at Perth, Western Australia, Paralysis.2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 25 March 1875 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing goods and sentenced to 6 years on 7 July 1856 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 tinman 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4717 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited31 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8368/1875.

William Clark 47181

M, #4718, b. 1822, d. 23 August 1858
Name-Change William Clark 4718 was also known as William Clarke 4718.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 23 August 1858 at Perth, Western Australia, Guildford Rd.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 24 August 1858 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 22 March 1851 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.5 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 7 September 1854 at Warrior Hulk, Woolwich, London, England.6 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person and sentenced to 6 years on 15 October 1855 at Warwick, Warwickshire, 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 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Nile arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 January 1858. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4718 on 1 January 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 January 1858.1 
Bio There is some info about William here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited31 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1173/1858.
  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

Thomas McQuire 47191

M, #4719, b. 1834
Name-Change Thomas McQuire 4719 was also known as Thomas McGuire 4719.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 5 years on 4 February 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4719 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 May 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited12 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

Thomas William John Corrigan 47201

M, #4720, b. 1827, d. 23 October 1905

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Thomas Corrigan 4720 (Photo: hawinau)
BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 23 October 1905 at Subiaco, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 4 February 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 4 chn as at 1 January 1858.1,5 
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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4720 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 March 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told in "Shades of the Past"

There is some info about him here Australian Convict Records

He is also featured here Fremantle Stuff.6 

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ShipNile Convict Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/25526696
  3. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2336/1905.
  5. [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-2054394008/view
  6. [S186] R.K. Forsyth, Shades of the Past Some Colourful Western Australian Convicts, pg 63-76.

George King 47211

M, #4721, b. 1832, d. 22 August 1901

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Parents His parents were George King & Mary Shouler.2 
BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 22 August 1901 at Yalgoo, Western Australia.1,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Yalgoo Cemetery, Yalgoo, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny as a servant and sentenced to 6 years on 22 May 1856 at Westminster, Middlesex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 1 January 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4721 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 July 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in May 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Vikings, Villians ...."

There is some info about George here Australian Convict Records.6 

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ShipNile Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited31 May 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2670/1901.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/258552058
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2670/1901. Recorded as George Shouler Cooper King.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/166231284/…
  6. [S55] Eric L. Hansen, Vikings, villians & vagabonds : the history of an Australian family 1550c-1995, pgs 138, 140.

John Smith 47221

M, #4722, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny in a dwelling house and sentenced to 6 years on 19 May 1856 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, 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 paper stainer 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4722 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNile Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited23 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

George Williams 47231

M, #4723, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a purse & £4.10.11 and sentenced to 6 years on 1 May 1856 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4723 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in May 1862 at Western Australia.1 
LeftGeorge Williams 4723 left the colony for SA on 3 September 1864.1,2 

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ShipNile Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
Last Edited22 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Richard Shoesmith 47241

M, #4724, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 8 years on 1 May 1856 at Westminster, Middlesex, 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 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4724 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 April 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is some info about Richard here Australian Convict Records
Research CWA has him dying 1872 Vasse but that death was Robert Shoesmith and the ages don't match so it looks doubtful. The 1872 death is likely to be #5109. 

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ShipNile Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited12 Apr 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.

William Cook 47251

M, #4725, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 6 years on 10 March 1856 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, 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 scissor grinder 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 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 4725 on 1 January 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Cook 4725 left the colony by escaping from Vasse in February 1861.1,2 
Bio There is some info about him here Australian Convict Records

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ShipNile Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited21 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002