William Allison 54011

M, #5401, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 15 years on 31 December 1850 at Northallerton, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 8 June 1857 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 6978 His licence was revoked 21.2.1859 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5401 on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 August 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited2 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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record

William Reardon 54021

M, #5402, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery & wounding and sentenced to 20 years on 12 July 1851 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 26 October 1858 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 7670 His licence was revoked 8.3.1859 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5402 on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited2 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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-814097879/view

Robert Barnes 54031

M, #5403, b. 1838, d. 16 July 1900

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
DeathHe died on 16 July 1900 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 11 August 1852 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 7 January 1859 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 7751 His licence was revoked 21.2.1859 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.4 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom; coachman on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5403 on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 December 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has the wrong trial year.

Bicentennail Dictionary has him dying 10.11.1875 in Guildford but Midwest Convicts have him active in Dongara after that date. The 1875 newpaper article only mentions a groom named Barnes.5 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited19 Sep 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: 1755/1900.
  4. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65962575

John Williams 54041

M, #5404, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 10 years on 8 March 1852 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 23 January 1858 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 7443 His licence was revoked 21.2.1859 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom; coachman on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5404 on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in March 1862 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Williams 5404 left the colony for S.A. per Siam on 28 November 1877.1,3 

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ShipSultana 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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record
  3. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazette 1878 pgs 20.

James Williams 54051

M, #5405, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 13 July 1853 at Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 13 July 1857 at Portsmouth Prison, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. Licence No. 6994 His licence was revoked 21.2.1859 and he was sent to Portsmouth Prison.2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a hatter on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5405 on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 November 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited2 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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record

Martin McGuire 54061

M, #5406, b. 1815

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 14 years on 10 December 1850 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 4 February 1857 at Millbank Prison, Millbank, Middlesex, England. Licence No. 6698 His licence was revoked 24.11.1858 and he was sent to Millbank Prison.2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cooper; carpenter on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5406 on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 May 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited2 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. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record

John Deary 54071

M, #5407, b. 1829
Name-Change John Deary 5407 was also known as John Dearie 5407. 

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 4 years on 28 April 1857 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5407 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in May 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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.

George Bruce 54081

M, #5408, b. 1818, d. 7 September 1896

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BirthHe was born in 1818 at Slackend, Enzie, Bannfshire, Scotland.1 
DeathHe died on 7 September 1896 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, senile decay.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 8 September 1896 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 4 years on 5 May 1857 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5408 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in November 1861 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering a money order and sentenced to 5 years on 4 April 1866 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8761 on 4 April 1866.7 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 March 1871 at Western Australia.7 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 May 1871 at Western Australia.7 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited29 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. [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: 1572/1896.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/84463914
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3751188
  7. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

Patrick McGuire 54091

M, #5409, b. 1840, d. 21 April 1863

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BirthHe was born in 1840 at Ireland.1 
DeathHe died on 21 April 1863 at York, Western Australia, at the York depot.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 4 years on 29 April 1857 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5409 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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 Watson 54101

M, #5410, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 20 April 1857 at Newington, Surrey, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5410 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1861 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Watson 5410 left the colony for N.S.W. per Teresa on 2 March 1875.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited29 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.

Thomas Berry 54111

M, #5411, b. 1818

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 11 May 1857 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cattle dealer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5411 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in May 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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 Carroll 54121

M, #5412, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 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 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a bricklayers labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5412 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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 Gresty 54131

M, #5413, b. 1826
Name-Change William Gresty 5413 was also known as William Griesty 5413.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 29 June 1857 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gardener on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5413 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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.

Daniel Jakes 54141

M, #5414, b. 1826
Name-Change Daniel Jakes 5414 was also known as Daniel Jukes 5414.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 29 June 1857 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a ironmonger on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5414 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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.

Thomas Oakden 54151

M, #5415, b. 1830, d. 10 August 1861

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 10 August 1861 at Vasse, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from a boat and sentenced to 4 years on 19 May 1857 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5415 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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: 4020/1868.

William Ponton 5416

M, #5416, b. 1835, d. 8 June 1909

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 8 June 1909 at Hill Springs, Cape Arid, Western Australia.2 
Name-Variation William Ponton 5416 was also known as William Pontin 5416.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 30 June 1857 at Warminster, Wiltshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5416 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in June 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The publication "To Strive, To Achieve ...." is about William and his brother Stephen

He is mentioned a number of times in "To The Golden Land"

Mentioned in "The Centre of the District"

The Ponton family and/or property are mentioned on approx 50 pages of "Elsewhere Fine"

Also mentioned in "Frankland to the Stirlings"

Featured in the article "The Early History of Balladonia."3,4,5,6,7,8 
Research CWA has wrong trial place. 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited24 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/90982221
  3. [S169] Peter J Brdige, To The Golden Land Exploration to the Eastward 1869-1896, pgs 364-365, 384, 551, 632.
  4. [S204] Molly Watt, The Centre of the District : a story of Lomas and Sarah Toovey, Round Swamp, Tenterden, Western Australia, 1850-1893, pgs 114, 115, 116.
  5. [S207] A.E. Crocker, To strive, to achieve, to leave a splendid memory : being a brief history of the pioneering Pontons and their descendants of Balladonia Station.
  6. [S206] Karl Dimer, Elsewhere Fine.
  7. [S205] Maxine laurie, Frankland to the Stirlings : a history of the Cranbrook Shire, pg 11.
  8. [S210] Amy Ena Croker, "The Early History of Balladonia", pgs 5-14.

James Holden 54171

M, #5417, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 29 June 1857 at Skipton, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5417 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 27 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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 Lee 54181

M, #5418, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 30 June 1857 at Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 February 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5418 on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 19 August 1859.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in October 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited8 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 Johnson 54191

M, #5419, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839 at Londonderry, County Londonderry, Ireland.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 4 years on 28 April 1857 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5419 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Johnson 5419 left the colony for S.A. per Emily Smith on 3 February 1876.1,2 

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ShipSultana 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/…

John Bolton 54201

M, #5420, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of warehouse breaking and sentenced to 4 years on 11 May 1857 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5420 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in May 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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 Turvey 54211

M, #5421, b. 1834, d. 23 July 1893

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 23 July 1893 at York, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of embezzlement & receiving and sentenced to 4 years on 11 May 1857 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5421 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited8 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/148498783
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 563/1893.

James Stevenson 54221

M, #5422, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of embezzlement and sentenced to 4 years on 14 May 1857 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 19 August 1859.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5422 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 January 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2042392899/view
  3. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054392127/view

Robert Simpson 54231

M, #5423, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 14 May 1857 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a bootcloser on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5423 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 February 1861 at Western Australia.1 
LeftRobert Simpson 5423 left the colony for Melbourne per Emily Smith on 3 May 1877.2 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Robert Barrowise 54241

M, #5424, b. 1839, d. 9 March 1895
Name-Change Robert Barrowise 5424 was also known as Robert Barwise 5424.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 9 March 1895 at Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 10 March 1895 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 4 years on 21 May 1857 at Preston, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was (an unknown value) as at 19 August 1859. Married Margaret St George 11.10.1860 Perth.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5424 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 January 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 February 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
Last Edited29 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: 408/1895. Recorded as Robert Barwise.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/78357599
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Daniel O'Pra 54251

M, #5425, b. 1838
Name-Change Daniel O'Pra 5425 was also known as Daniel Opreu 5425.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 7 April 1857 at Whitehaven, Cumbria, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 19 August 1859.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonesquarer on 19 August 1859.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 19 August 1859.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Sultana arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 19 August 1859. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5425 on 19 August 1859.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 February 1860 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in May 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipSultana Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited29 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.