George Bunney 51011

M, #5101, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 8 years on 8 January 1857 at St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a omnibus driver on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5101 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 January 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 January 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited1 Jun 2023

Citations

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

John Welsh 51021

M, #5102, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years on 14 October 1856 at Wells, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5102 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 December 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited1 Jun 2023

Citations

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

William Weir 51031

M, #5103, b. 1830, d. 11 June 1868

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 11 June 1868 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of habitually drunk & violent to an officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 7 years on 22 January 1857 at Malta. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier (71st Regt); umbrella maker on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5103 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 January 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Crimean War Veteran
Last Edited18 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3933/1868. Recorded as William Ware.

James McCormack 51041

M, #5104, b. 1831, d. 8 April 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 8 April 1888 at Fremantle, Western Australia, by poison.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of striking a superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 7 years on 5 February 1857 at Malta. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier (28th Regt); labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5104 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 February 1865 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 3 years on 6 April 1870 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.4 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 9978 on 6 April 1870.5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 July 1872 at Western Australia.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 July 1873 at Western Australia.5 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Crimean War Veteran
Last Edited18 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1888 pg 70.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3117779
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3751517
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

Thomas Tipper 51051

M, #5105, b. 1838, d. 11 December 1868

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
DeathHe died on 11 December 1868 at Upper Irwin, Western Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried on 11 December 1868 at Irwin Cemetery, Dongara, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion & theft (Court Martial) and sentenced to 7 years on 19 May 1857 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 20 November 1858.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D on left side on 20 November 1858.3 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5105 on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
Crimean War Veteran
Last Edited18 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Henry Obro 51061

M, #5106, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 6 years on 18 July 1857 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a snuffer maker on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5106 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 March 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

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

John Herbert Taylor 51071

M, #5107, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 6 years on 15 June 1857 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a chemist on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5107 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 January 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 11 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

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

John Green 51081

M, #5108, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 6 years on 15 June 1857 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5108 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

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

Robert Shoesmith 51091

M, #5109, b. 1830, d. 1872

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died in 1872 at Busselton, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 15 June 1857 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5109 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 29 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6432/1872.

James Devlin 51101

M, #5110, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 15 June 1857 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a spinner on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5110 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 12 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Devlin 5110 left the colony for Vic on 6 February 1873.1,2 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited29 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Joseph Speed 51111

M, #5111, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 11 December 1847 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5111 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

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

John Bridgeman 51121

M, #5112, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 4 April 1848 at Castle Rushen, Castletown, Isle of Man, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier (15th Regt); labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5112 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Convicted in a Civil Court
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

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

James Mellor 51131

M, #5113, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 9 March 1848 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5113 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited29 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.

William Tomkins 51141

M, #5114, b. 1823, d. 1 September 1883

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 1 September 1883 at Northampton, Western Australia, found with throat cut Lynton.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of wilful murder and sentenced to life on 15 May 1848 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5114 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12019/1883.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1883 pg 153 & 158.

William Dowsow 51151

M, #5115, b. 1820, d. 22 April 1897
Name-Change William Dowsow 5115 was also known as John Tracey 5115. 
Name-Change William Dowsow 5115 was also known as William Dowson 5115.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 22 April 1897 at Ballarat Benevolent Asylum, Ballarat, Victoria.2 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 14 April 1848 at Durham, Durham, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5115 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited5 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/.

Thomas Brant 51161

M, #5116, b. 1822, d. 28 December 1875

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 28 December 1875 at Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to life on 10 March 1849 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a locksmith; ex military on 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5116 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8714/1875.
  3. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/resultmcr/?id=131

John Bell 51171

M, #5117, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 9 March 1848 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wool sorter on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5117 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited2 Jun 2023

Citations

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

John Compton 51181

M, #5118, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 5 January 1857 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a bootmaker on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5118 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 February 1862 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of possession of a coin mould and sentenced to 7 years on 17 July 1862 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 February 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Compton 5118 left the colony for Mauritius on 18 April 1872.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited3 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2933943

Elijah Ramsey 51191

M, #5119, b. 1832, d. 21 July 1859

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 21 July 1859 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 4 March 1857 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5119 on 20 November 1858.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited26 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1373/1859.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller-General to the Colonial Secretary (C22-C23) No. 382 (frame 305) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Philip White 51201

M, #5120, b. 1812, d. 6 September 1886

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BirthHe was born in 1812.1 
DeathHe died on 6 September 1886 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1 
BurialHe was buried on 6 September 1886 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted abortion and sentenced to life on 9 March 1857 at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 7 chn as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5120 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 November 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited6 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 14166/1886.

William Webb 51211

M, #5121, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to life on 4 April 1857 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher labourer on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5121 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited3 Jun 2023

Citations

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

Joseph Manning Wilson 51221

M, #5122, b. 1820

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to life on 8 June 1857 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5122 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 June 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited29 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.

Peter Campbell 51231

M, #5123, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to life on 28 March 1857 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5123 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 August 1859 at Western Australia.1,2 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 September 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has several mentions in "A Brand on His Coat"

His story is told at Harvey History Online.3 

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StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited18 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/2931765
  3. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pg 158, 160, 163-7.

George Bell 51241

M, #5124, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempting to poison and sentenced to life on 9 March 1857 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 4 chn as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farmer on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5124 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 March 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 May 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 Jun 2023

Citations

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

John Foster 51251

M, #5125, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 5 December 1856 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a green grocer on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Edwin Fox arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 20 November 1858. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5125 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 December 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited4 Jun 2023

Citations

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