Charles Williams 52011

M, #5201, b. 1833, d. 11 September 1907
Name-Change Charles Williams 5201 was also known as Christopher Wilks 5201. 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 11 September 1907 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG BC 77 buried as Christopher Wilks.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 5 January 1857 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, 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 brushmaker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5201 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 April 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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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. [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: 1600102/1907. Recorded as Christopher Wilks.

John Bryan 52021

M, #5202, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 5 January 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 glasscutter 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5202 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited30 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.

James Burgess 52031

M, #5203, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 14 years 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 carpenter & railway guard 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5203 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 December 1859 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 Edited30 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 George Tester 52041

M, #5204, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 14 years on 5 January 1857 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5204 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 July 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkWilliam George Tester 5204 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of J H Monger Jnr.2 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 
LeftHe left the colony for per York in 1863.1 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited30 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/…

James Baker 52051

M, #5205, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 14 years on 4 March 1857 at Chelmsford, Essex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gentlemans servant 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5205 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 September 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
Last Edited30 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.

Tobias Burton 52061

M, #5206, b. 1835, d. 5 September 1914
Name-Change Tobias Burton 5206 was also known as Job Burton 5206. 

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Parents His parents were William Burton & Martha Lewis.2 
BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 5 September 1914 at Geraldton, Western Australia.3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried on 5 September 1914 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 16 March 1857 at Lewes, Sussex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a confectioner 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5206 on 20 November 1858.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Shown as a Jew is CWA pg 77 and in his Millbank Prison Register but not listed as such in "Hebrew, Israelite, Jew" by David Mossenson.6 
Research CWA has the wrong trial place. 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited15 Jan 2024

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: 2900061/1914.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=3161
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66683416
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2900061/1914.
  6. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record

Thomas Peddar 52071

M, #5207, b. 1841, d. 21 March 1863
Name-Change Thomas Peddar 5207 was also known as Thomas Pedder 5207.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
DeathHe died on 21 March 1863 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, hanged for the murder of Thomas Sweeny shepherd at DuBoulay property.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried circa 22 March 1863 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 14 years on 4 March 1857 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, 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 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5207 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 October 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a section in "Legal Executions."6 

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DeathExecuted in WA
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited30 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: 3339/1866. Recorded as Thomas Pedder.
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2042052415/view
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  6. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 13-14.

William Leach 52081

M, #5208, b. 1821, d. 28 December 1890
Name-Change William Leach 5208 was also known as William Leech 5208.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 28 December 1890 at Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of extortion and sentenced to 25 years on 10 March 1857 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 20 November 1858.4,5 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5208 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 June 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 August 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/211681722
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 535/1890. Recorded as William W Leach.
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039643430/view
  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-2054393245/view

Frederick Showell 52091

M, #5209, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 30 March 1857 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 carpenter 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5209 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 October 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 April 1863 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.

George Keane 52101

M, #5210, b. 1816, d. 12 February 1877
Name-Change George Keane 5210 was also known as George Keen 5210.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
DeathHe died on 12 February 1877 at Perth, Western Australia, Heart Disease.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 13 February 1877 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 14 years on 6 April 1857 at Nether Knutsford, Cheshire, 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 cabinetmaker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5210 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 March 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1877 pg 23.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9204/1877. Recorded as George Keen.

William Bassett 52111

M, #5211, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 30 March 1857 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 whitesmith 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5211 on 20 November 1858.1 
Census_1859YorkWilliam Bassett 5211 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of York Depot.2 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 August 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

John Orr 52121

M, #5212, b. 1826, d. 4 June 1869

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 4 June 1869 at Northampton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 14 years on 2 May 1857 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 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 married 3 chn as at 20 November 1858.4,5,6,7 
OccupationRecorded as a baker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5212 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 June 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4370/1869.
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039643430/view
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039758331/view
  6. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054392465/view
  7. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054395219/view

Jacob Oppenheim 52131

M, #5213, b. 1830, d. 23 December 1860

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BirthHe was born in 1830 at Bonn, Prussia.1,2 
DeathHe died on 23 December 1860 at Glengary, Champion Bay, Western Australia, kick from a horse.3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 14 years on 28 March 1857 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi literate as at 20 November 1858.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a commercial traveller 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5213 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 September 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Hebrew, Israelite, Jew."6 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited13 Jan 2024

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/.
  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: 1661/1861.
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039632365/view
  6. [S248] David Mossenson, Hebrew, Israelite, Jew, pg 252.

Richard Tyrell 52141

M, #5214, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 14 years on 31 March 1857 at Norwich, Norfolk, 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 farm 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5214 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 August 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 July 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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.

Richard William Hillman 52151

M, #5215, b. 1822, d. 6 December 1866
Name-Change Richard William Hillman 5215 was also known as William Hillman 5215.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 6 December 1866 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 14 years on 29 June 1857 at Lewes, Sussex, 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5215 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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: 3373/1866.

Thomas Walton 52161

M, #5216, b. 1832, d. June 1901

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died in June 1901 at Kojonup, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 30 March 1857 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5216 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 25 May 1872 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/146653803
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1901 pg 349.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1324/1901.

Daniel Connell 52171

M, #5217, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 15 December 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5217 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 June 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 February 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 15 August 1873 at Western Australia.1 
LeftDaniel Connell 5217 left the colony for Vic on 28 November 1877.1,2 

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

John Dower 52181

M, #5218, b. 1834, d. 13 September 1900

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 13 September 1900 at Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 15 December 1856 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a plasterer 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5218 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 26 August 1872 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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. [S44] Alma & Skinner St Burial Records, online https://fremantle.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/WPAC/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1008/1900.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213396580/john-dower

Charles Wardle 52191

M, #5219, b. 1831, d. 13 July 1866

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 13 July 1866 at Vasse, Western Australia, diarrhoea.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 14 years on 5 March 1857 at Leicester, Leicestershire, 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5219 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 April 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043249546/view

John Smith 52201

M, #5220, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 14 years on 13 October 1856 at Westminster, Middlesex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5220 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 September 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 August 1864 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.

Thomas Fisher 52211

M, #5221, b. 1833, d. 15 November 1913

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 15 November 1913 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 4 March 1857 at Durham, Durham, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a ships steward 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5221 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 April 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 February 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 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. [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: 1600201/1913.

Thomas Mordey 52221

M, #5222, b. 1828, d. 18 April 1868
Name-Change Thomas Mordey 5222 was also known as Thomas Morday 5222.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 18 April 1868 at Albany, Western Australia, hospital.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 4 March 1857 at Durham, Durham, England. 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 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5222 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 July 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 January 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
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: 3853/1868.

John Davidson 52231

M, #5223, b. 1830, d. 20 August 1863
Name-Change John Davidson 5223 was also known as John Davison 5223.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 20 August 1863 at Toodyay, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of grievous bodily harm and sentenced to 20 years on 4 March 1857 at Durham, Durham, 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 miner 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5223 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 July 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2293/1863. Recorded as John Davison.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/69136090

William Harris 52241

M, #5224, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting while resisting arrest and sentenced to 15 years on 19 March 1857 at Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5224 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 October 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 April 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Harris 5224 left the colony for Tasmania on 20 April 1876.1,2 
Research CWA has the wrong trial year. 

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

James Chowney 52251

M, #5225, b. 1830, d. 6 November 1904

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 6 November 1904 at Bunbury, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting to resist arrest and sentenced to 15 years on 19 March 1857 at Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 20 November 1858.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5225 on 20 November 1858.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 September 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 25 May 1872 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipEdwin Fox 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: 2955/1904.