William Lawler 5261

M, #526, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824 at Chapside, London, England.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 28 February 1848 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1,3 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a french polisher on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S93] Defence Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811612990/view
  3. [S115] Digital panopticon, online digitalpanopticon.org, https://www.digitalpanopticon.org/life

James Graham 5271

M, #527, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828 at West Kirk, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 7 years on 20 November 1848 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3 
Research He may have gone to SA. A James Graham from Swan River was briefly imprisoned in Adelaide in 1857.4 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S93] Defence Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811609210/view
  3. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 99.
  4. [S122] SA Prison Registers, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…

John Thompson 5281

M, #528, b. 1822, d. 17 October 1871
Name-Change John Thompson 528 was also known as James Little 528.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1822 at Newcastle, Northumberland, England.1,2 
MarrHe married Charlotte Ann Leeder in 1853 at Perth, Western Australia.3 
DeathHe died on 17 October 1871 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, bronchitis.1,4,5,6 
BurialHe was buried at Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.7 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 1 January 1849 at Durham, Durham, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851. Married Charlotte Ann Leeder.1 
OccupationRecorded as a grocer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 5 chn as at 8 April 1871.8 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 8 April 1871.8 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 3 years on 8 April 1871 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been previous conviction.8,9 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Carol Wheat.

The attached details of his divorce petition are compliments of Marcia Watson.10,11

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #3006 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811879196/view
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 487/1853.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  6. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6003/1871. Recorded as - Little Jnr.
  7. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/217859120/james-little
  8. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  9. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66033525
  10. [S118] Carol Wheat,Geraldton, WA.
  11. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

Alexander Menzies 5291

M, #529, b. 12 November 1825, d. 12 May 1858

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BirthHe was born on 12 November 1825 at Kirkaldy, Fife, Scotland.1,2 
DeathHe died on 12 May 1858 at Champion Bay, Western Australia, fell off his horse while out kangaroo shooting.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Minnenooka, Champion Bay, Western Australia. On private property.2 
ConvictedConvicted of fraud; forgery; uttering and sentenced to 7 years on 5 February 1849 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a law student on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, Local and Domestic Intelligence. (1858, May 26). The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901), p. 2. Retrieved December 19, 2021, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66007804
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1123/1858.

James John Henry Hislop 5301

M, #530, b. 21 October 1824, d. 23 October 1909

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James Hislop #530 (Photo: SLWA)
BirthHe was born on 21 October 1824 at Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland.1,2 
DeathHe died on 23 October 1909 at Bunbury, Western Australia, reg: 6600134/1909.1,3 
BurialHe was buried at Bunbury Pioneer Cemetery, Bunbury, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 8 January 1849 at Dover, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851. Married (1) Bridget Mulqueen 6.10.1853 C/E & 22.10.1853 RC. Married (2) Louisa Anderson nee Brittain. Son of John & Allison nee Lydell.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 7 January 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Bio References to James John Henry Hislop's time as a teacher in Bunbury can be found in the book "A Brand on his Coat" by Rica Erickson, pgs 291-293

He is also referenced on pgs 37, 42-44, 72 & 77 of "Convict Teachers and the Children of Western Australia"

He is mentioned briefly in "Oldham - Murphy"

James's story is also told on the Convicts South West WA.5,6,7,8 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #2916 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811876637/view
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/214833020/…
  5. [S62] Shirley M Leahy, Convict Teachers, pgs 37, 42-44, 72 & 77.
  6. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pgs 291-293.
  7. [S104] Convicts South West WA, online convictssouthwestwa.com.au, by Lorna Cross.
  8. [S131] Elaine Tucker, Oldham - Murphy, pg 98.

George Eatough 5311

M, #531, b. 1831, d. 10 June 1873
Name-Change George Eatough 531 was also known as George Eastough 531. 

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BirthHe was born in 1831 at Lancashire, England.1,2 
BurialHe was buried at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia. Buried as George Eastough.3 
DeathHe died on 10 June 1873 at Colonial Hospital, Geraldton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 30 November 1848 at Preston, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 June 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 29 November 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #3042 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811880201/view
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=16304
  4. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/.

John Hoare 5321

M, #532, b. 1827, d. 14 April 1852

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BirthHe was born in 1827 at Farnham, Surrey, England.1,2 
DeathHe died on 14 April 1852 at Western Australia ruptured blood vessel.1,3 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 1 January 1849 at Hereford, Herefordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #3060 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811880201/view
  3. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Series CO 18/File 69. AJCP Reel No: 455-456/Despatches; reports of Comptroller General of Convicts. Half Year Return 30.06.1852 - Death (Image 244).

John Hindley 5331

M, #533, b. 1807

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BirthHe was born in 1807.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a fixture and sentenced to 7 years on 18 April 1849 at Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 6 chn as at 28 June 1851. Married Ellen.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clock & watchmaker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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

John Nichol 5341

M, #534, b. 1822
Name-Change John Nichol 534 was also known as John Nicol 534. 

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 6 September 1848 at Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 June 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 5 March 1859 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of nouse breaking and sentenced to 3 years on 5 January 1860 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been previous conviction.2 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 March 1862 at Western Australia.2 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 4 July 1863 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 October 1863 at Western Australia.2 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3 

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  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  3. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 172.

Terence Cunningham 5351

M, #535, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833 at Scotland.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years on 11 October 1848 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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

Thomas Higham 5361

M, #536, b. 1816

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BirthHe was born in 1816 at Wigan, Lancashire, England.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 3 January 1849 at Preston, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a smith's striker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 2 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #3063 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811882533/view
  3. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 113.

James Wilson 5371

M, #537, b. 1821
Name-Change James Wilson 537 was also known as Duncan Brown 537.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 12 May 1848 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 1 child as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."2 

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  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 249.

James Richardson 5381

M, #538, b. 1824, d. 25 August 1916

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James Richardson 538 (Photo: Sunday Times 10.9.1916)
Parents His parents were James Richardson & Sarah.2 
BirthHe was born in 1824 at Rutham, Kent, England.1,3 
BurialHe was buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia. Ang MON A 168.4 
DeathHe died on 25 August 1916 at South Fremantle, Western Australia, Death Cert has age 97 but age at his trial suggests closer to 92 unless he was 5 years younger at his trial.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of curtilage breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 4 January 1849 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1,6 
OccupationRecorded as a miller on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Christine Anderson

Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."7,8

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2700220/1916.
  3. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #2941 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811877620/view
  4. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2700220/1916.
  6. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811877620/view
  7. [S97] Christine Anderson,WA.
  8. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 197.

James Dutton 5391

M, #539, b. 1814
Name-Change James Dutton 539 was also known as James Dalton 539.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1814 at Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 6 January 1848 at Carnarvon, Gwynedd, Wales.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 June 1851.1 
EscapedJames Dutton 539 escaped from escaped from King George Sound on 1 May 1854.1,3 
Bio He has an entry in The History of the Albany Convict Gaol.4 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #2787 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811873361/view
  3. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2487454_002
  4. [S121] Susanne Horton, The History of the Albany Convict Gaol, It's Convicts, Gaolers and Warders, pg 43.

Charles Skinner 5401

M, #540, b. 1827, d. 1891

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BirthHe was born in 1827 at Harlton, Cambridgeshire, England.1,2 
BurialHe was buried in 1891 at Echuca Cemetery, Echuca, Victoria.3 
DeathHe died in 1891 at Echuca, Victoria, reg: 1470/1891 To SA per Hamlet 11.1854.4,1 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 3 January 1849 at Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #3045 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811880201/view
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/167313606/…
  4. [S71] Victoria BDM, online https://my.rio.bdm.vic.gov.au/efamily-history/…

Cornelius Richards 5411

M, #541, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 16 March 1849 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Parkhurst prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

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

Robert Grundy 5421

M, #542, b. 1821, d. 14 May 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1821 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1,2 
DeathHe died on 14 May 1884 at Milly Milly Station, Western Australia, murdered by aborigines.1,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 6 January 1849 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mariner on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 July 1854 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to 7 years on 3 January 1855 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been previous conviction.5,6 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 May 1858 at Western Australia.5 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in February 1862 at Western Australia.5 

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Last Edited7 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S69] Stirling Castle Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811867631/view, File 134 #3072 https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-811882533/view
  3. [S67] Anne Jeffreys, Rogues, Rascals and the Reformed Ticket of Leave Men of the Irwin District 1860-1900, pg 39.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12560/1884.
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3175738

Thomas Green 5431

M, #543, b. 1817, d. 29 May 1886

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
BurialHe was buried on 29 May 1886 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 29 May 1886 at Geraldlton, Western Australia.1,3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 16 March 1849 at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19172
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13542/1886.

William Richard Warren 5441,2

M, #544, b. 1821, d. 15 May 1918

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William Warren (Photo: Colleen Strophair - ancestry)
Parents His parents were Richard Warren & Sarah.3 
BirthHe was born in 1821 at Castlemorton, Worcestershire, England.1,4 
DeathHe died on 15 May 1918 at York, Western Australia.1,2,5 
BurialHe was buried on 15 May 1918 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.6 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 7 years on 23 October 1848 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 22 October 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of William Warren (himself).7 

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited7 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York - Death Index 1840-1905.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 7100010/1918.
  4. [S37] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online Ancestry.com, Film No. 991671.
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 7100010/1918.
  6. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  7. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

James Newton 5451

M, #545, b. 1807

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BirthHe was born in 1807.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 25 October 1848 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 24 October 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited19 Jan 2022

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Citations

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

Thomas Macrow 5461

M, #546, b. 1798

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BirthHe was born in 1798.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 25 October 1848 at Swaffham, Norfolk, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited19 Jan 2022

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Citations

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

John Williams 5471

M, #547, b. 1814

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
ConvictedConvicted of obtaining money by false pretences and sentenced to 7 years on 23 October 1848 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 30.6.1854.1,2 
OccupationRecorded as a farmer on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 3 August 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
Last Edited14 Feb 2022

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2036170093/view

John Williams 5481

M, #548, b. 1813, d. 11 March 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1813 at Wales.1 
DeathHe died on 11 March 1884 at Toodyay, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Toodyay, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 5 August 1848 at Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a horse breaker on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 April 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Reference to two of his sons farming at Hulongin and also photos of Elizabeth, his wife and James, one of his sons in "Goomalling A backward Glance" pg 74

There is also some detail on the "convicts associated with toodyay as at 30 sep 2020 file" online.4,5 

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ShipPyrenees 1851 Convict Index
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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S42] Toodyay Cemeteries Database - Brian R Chambers,Northam, WA.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12383/1884.
  4. [S79] Toodyay Convicts, online https://www.toodyay.wa.gov.au/documents/234/…
  5. [S35] Barbara Sewell, Goomalling A Backward Glance, pg 74.

Thomas Williams 5491

M, #549, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822 at Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 25 October 1848 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sailor on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 28 June 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 December 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited21 May 2023

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S106] Pentonville Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813419748/view

Thomas Norris 5501

M, #550, b. 1825, d. 3 May 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
DeathHe died on 3 May 1870 at Belbarrup, Vasse, Western Australia, reg: 4575/1870.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of embezzlement and sentenced to 7 years on 23 October 1848 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 28 June 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a confectioner & groom on 28 June 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 June 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 June 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in November 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of William Warren.3 

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited10 Dec 2022

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  3. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…