John McDonald 56511

M, #5651, b. 1839, d. 30 April 1883

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 30 April 1883 at Yoganup, Vasse, Western Australia, circular saw accident at timber mill at Yokanup (now Yoganup.)2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & highway robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 24 September 1859 at Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Scotland.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sailor on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5651 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 May 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned a number of times in "A Brand on His Coat".

Mentioned in "Westralian Voices."5,6 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited18 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [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: 11822/1883.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2988709
  5. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pgs 174-83, 188.
  6. [S91] Marian Aveling, Westralian Voices, pga 28-30.

James Miller 56521

M, #5652, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829 at Glencairn, Dumfrieshire, Scotland.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & highway robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 24 September 1859 at Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a nailer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5652 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 29 April 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Robert Conpass 56531

M, #5653, b. 1824
Name-Change Robert Conpass 5653 was also known as Robert Copass 5653.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 July 1859 at Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 5 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5653 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 April 1869 at Western Australia.1 
LeftRobert Conpass 5653 left the colony for England per Caroline Hutchings on 3 July 1872.1 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Patrick Lambert 56541

M, #5654, b. 1820, d. 25 January 1885

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 25 January 1885 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to 10 years on 10 August 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 children as at 11 February 1861. Wife Mary and children followed.1 
OccupationRecorded as a hairdresser on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5654 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 February 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 17 September 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited10 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1885 pg 15.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12986/1885.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76208604

Thomas Hyam 56551

M, #5655, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 1 August 1859 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5655 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 August 1870 at Western Australia.1 
LeftThomas Hyam 5655 left the colony for Mauritius per Osalisk on 17 November 1870.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Joseph Davidson 56561

M, #5656, b. 1821

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 27 September 1859 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D left side, scar right wrist on 11 February 1861. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5656 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 April 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 9959 on 6 October 1869.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 5 years on 6 October 1869 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 January 1874 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 17 October 1874 at Western Australia.2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3751625

Thomas Freeth 56571

M, #5657, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 16 July 1859 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5657 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 July 1869 at Western Australia.1 
LeftThomas Freeth 5657 left the colony for S.A. per Stranger on 15 May 1875.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Reuben Collins 56581

M, #5658, b. 1826, d. 17 June 1879

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 17 June 1879 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion & theft (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 2 May 1859 at Quebec, Quebec, Canada.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter; soldier on 11 February 1861.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D on left side on 11 February 1861.3 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5658 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 June 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 1 December 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1879 pg 106.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Thomas Wilkes 56591

M, #5659, b. 1842

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years on 3 December 1859 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brickburner on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5659 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 November 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

John Foley 56601

M, #5660, b. 1840

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BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to 10 years on 3 December 1859 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5660 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 September 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 August 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Robert Harold Hannaby 56611

M, #5661, b. 17 March 1835, d. 2 May 1918
Name-Change Robert Harold Hannaby 5661 was also known as Robert Harold Hannarby 5661. 

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Robert Hannaby 5661 (Photo: Jodie Jackson)
BirthHe was born on 17 March 1835 at Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 2 May 1918 at Bunbury, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Bunbury Cemetery, Bunbury, Western Australia.4
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 14 October 1850 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.5 
LicenceHe was released on Licence on 3 January 1855 at Parkhurst Prison, Newport, Isle of Wight, England. Licence No. 2216.6 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 17 October 1859 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5661 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 September 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 16 October 1875 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Just a Horse Ride Away"

Mention in "sand & Stone ..."7,8 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6600039/1918.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/210426506
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180346058/…
  5. [S129] Millbank Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-813213059/view
  6. [S155] Records of the Prison Commission, online unknown url, https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record
  7. [S161] Diana Chase & Valerie Krantz, Just A Horse Ride Away - A History of the Shire of Capel and it's People, pg 84.
  8. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 127.

Robert Campbell 56621

M, #5662, b. 1835, d. 25 July 1891

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 25 July 1891 at Champion Bay, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 23 September 1859 at Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a flesher on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5662 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 June 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19406
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 422/1891.

George Jamieson 56631

M, #5663, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 6 October 1859 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a puddler on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5663 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 May 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftGeorge Jamieson 5663 left the colony for N.S.W. per Belle Isle on 15 April 1873.1,2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

James Darbyshire 56641

M, #5664, b. 1836, d. 10 April 1911

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Parents His parents were Edward Darbyshire & Mary Bramble.2 
BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 10 April 1911 at Claremont, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; RC CB 6.3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 10 December 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a collier on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5664 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 February 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 11 April 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has him dying 1868 in Geraldton but that person was 67. Based on the entries in the 21B Register it looks unlikely to be #5664. 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited18 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, Death Reg: 1600058/1911.
  3. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1600058/1911.

Thomas Navan 56651

M, #5665, b. 1835, d. 17 January 1903
Name-Change Thomas Navan 5665 was also known as Thomas Bone 5665. 

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Thomas Bone 5665 (Photo: Australia's Last Convicts - SROWA 4173/5/91
BirthHe was born in 1835 at Ireland.1 
DeathHe died on 17 January 1903 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; RC BB 207.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 12 December 1859 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5665 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 February 1875 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts."5 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited18 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/24854062
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1781/1903. Recorded as Thomas Bone.
  5. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 4.

William Watkins 56661

M, #5666, b. 1839, d. 25 October 1883

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 25 October 1883 at Perth, Western Australia, hung for murder.2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 26 October 1883 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 12 December 1859 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sweep on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5666 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 June 1882 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Details of his crime are in "Legal Executions."5 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
DeathExecuted in WA
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited10 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12078/1883.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/78847300
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 30-31.

Edward Smith 56671

M, #5667, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 October 1857 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5667 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 May 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Thomas Loftus 56681

M, #5668, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of insubordination (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 26 October 1857 at Mauritius. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5668 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 February 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 January 1866 at Western Australia.1 
LeftThomas Loftus 5668 left the colony for SA on 28 August 1870.2,3 
Research CWA appears to have misread the 21B register and has him incorrectly dying 4.3.1890 at the lunatic asylum as well as #5669. 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

John Harris 56691

M, #5669, b. 1827, d. 4 February 1890

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 4 February 1890 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia, in Asylum from 1861.2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent to murder and sentenced to life on 25 July 1857 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a waterman on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5669 on 11 February 1861.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 January 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited3 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1890 pg 28.
  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: 84/1890.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66931488

Issacher Ackermann 56701

M, #5670, b. 1815, d. 26 July 1881
Name-Change Issacher Ackermann 5670 was also known as Issacher Akermann 5670.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1815 at Patney, Wiltshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 26 July 1881 at Seend, Wiltshire, England.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 7 years on 30 June 1857 at Warminster, Wiltshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 5 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farmer; dealer on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5670 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 March 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 
LeftIssacher Ackermann 5670 left the colony for S.A. per Rangatira on 3 September 1864.1,3 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
Last Edited21 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S128] Free BDM, online freebdm.org.uk, Qtr: Sep 1881 District: Melksham Vol: 5a Page: 53 Name: Isaachar AKERMAN.
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

William Charlton 56711

M, #5671, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 2 February 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 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5671 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 1 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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.

Charles Burrows 56721

M, #5672, b. 1808

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BirthHe was born in 1808.1 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 6 years on 19 May 1857 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5672 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 June 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 December 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited20 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Dennis Fanning 56731

M, #5673, b. 1836, d. 11 January 1861
Name-Change Dennis Fanning 5673 was also known as Dennis Fenning 5673.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 11 January 1861 at at sea On voyage to Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 6 years on 16 March 1857 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 10 November 1860.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 10 November 1860.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 10 November 1860.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston leaving from Portland, Dorset, England, on 10 November 1860. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. He died on the journey.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5673 on 10 November 1860.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
DeathDied on the Voyage Index
Last Edited20 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Thomas Bechell 56741

M, #5674, b. 1816, d. 21 March 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
DeathHe died on 21 March 1887 at Albany, Western Australia, natural causes.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 6 March 1858 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5674 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 June 1870 at Western Australia.3 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited21 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1887 pg 63.
  3. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

Dennis Morrissey 56751

M, #5675, b. 1818, d. 9 May 1885

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
DeathHe died on 9 May 1885 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, chronic bronchitis.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 10 May 1885 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with a pistol and sentenced to life on 16 December 1858 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 11 February 1861.1,5 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5675 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 April 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited26 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13182/1885.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76207317
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  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-2054397140/view