Martin Brain 56761

M, #5676, b. 1825, d. 9 June 1896
Name-Change Martin Brain 5676 was also known as Martin Bryan 5676. 
Name-Change Martin Brain 5676 was also known as Martin O'Brien 5676. 

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BirthHe was born in 1825 at Ireland.1 
DeathHe died on 9 June 1896 at Dongarra, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 10 June 1896 at Dongara Cemetery, Dongara, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence with a pistol and sentenced to life on 16 December 1858 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.1,4 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited26 Jul 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=5474
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 949/1896.
  4. [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-2054397510/view

John Carrotts 56771

M, #5677, b. 1834, d. 24 March 1918
Name-Change John Carrotts 5677 was also known as John Carroll 5677.1 

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Parents His parents were John Carrotts & Ann Robertson.2 
BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 24 March 1918 at Claremont, Western Australia, died Old Men's Home.1,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. ANG MC 159.5 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 12 March 1859 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 children as at 11 February 1861. Married Mary Beahan 18.11.1868 Albany RC. Son of John & Ann nee Robertson.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records

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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: 100300/1918.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 100300/1918. Recorded as John Carrotts.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/27473184
  5. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/

William Smith 56781

M, #5678, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking his superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 14 June 1858 at Lucknow, India.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker; soldier 23rd foot 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 August 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find out more about him at (you will need to scroll down) Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Crimean War Veteran
Last Edited21 Aug 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.

Henry Benjamin Haynes 56791

M, #5679, b. 1838, d. 23 January 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
BurialHe was buried on 23 January 1884 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 23 January 1884 at Perth, Western Australia, hanged for murder of his wife.3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 14 July 1859 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.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 tailor; soldier 9th regt 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 August 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 August 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
DeathExecuted in WA
MilitaryMilitary Convicted in a Civil Court
Crimean War Veteran
Last Edited21 Aug 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12331/1884.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/72000235
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James Gifford 56801

M, #5680, b. 1827, d. 25 January 1895

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 25 January 1895 at Dardanup, Western Australia, found dead in a well; aged 68.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of buggery with an ass and sentenced to life on 26 March 1859 at Taunton, Somerset, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited15 Jan 2024

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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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1895 pg 27.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 70/1895.

David Morgan 56811

M, #5681, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 19 March 1859 at Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a collier; carter 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 February 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 April 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftDavid Morgan 5681 left the colony for Singapore per Amur on 10 November 1871.1 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited18 Jun 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.

William Thompson 56821

M, #5682, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to life on 6 January 1851 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 March 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited21 Aug 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.

William Whebley Hebb 56831

M, #5683, b. 1825, d. 6 September 1874
Name-Change William Whebley Hebb 5683 was also known as William Webb 5683. 

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
DeathHe died on 6 September 1874 at Albany, Western Australia.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, Albany, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery of a bank note and sentenced to life on 15 August 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being 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 clerk 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 August 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited30 Apr 2024

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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, Reg: 8164/1874.
  3. [S285] Albany Burial Recoprds 1848-1944, online familysearch.og, Image 10
    https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details
  4. [S286] Albany Death Recoprds 1848-1888, online familysearch.og, Image 9
    https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/217205675/…

Charles Annois 56841

M, #5684, b. 1836, d. 5 September 1918

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Parents His father was Charles Annois.2 
BirthHe was born in 1836 at Brazil.1 
DeathHe died on 5 September 1918 at Claremont, Western Australia, aged 82.1,3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. ANG MC 203.3 
ConvictedConvicted of wilful murder and sentenced to life on 24 October 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 August 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 November 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a story in "Shades of the Past"

You can find some information about him here Australian Convict Records.6 
Research CWA has the wrong death date. 

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Last Edited21 Aug 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2700237/1918.
  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: 2700237/1918.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/81779602
  6. [S186] R.K. Forsyth, Shades of the Past Some Colourful Western Australian Convicts, pg 107-111.

Thomas Batcock 56851

M, #5685, b. 1826, d. 12 December 1910
Name-Change Thomas Batcock 5685 was also known as Thomas Badcock 5685.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 12 December 1910 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 13 December 1910 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 26 March 1859 at Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England. 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 gas fitter 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited21 Aug 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2900061/1910. Recorded as Thomas Battcock.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/210433874
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=17704

George Herbert 56861

M, #5686, b. 1839, d. 8 November 1881

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 8 November 1881 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Fistula Hepatitis.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 9 November 1881 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 14 March 1859 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; ex Royal Marine 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 May 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Last Edited21 Aug 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11151/1881.

Henry Williams 56871

M, #5687, b. 1829, d. 18 November 1864

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died on 18 November 1864 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, inflammation of brain.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 20 years on 15 August 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. 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 furniture painter 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA appears to have someone elses info from TOL onwards. 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited21 Aug 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039766054/view
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Samuel Dabbs 56881

M, #5688, b. 1830, d. 7 July 1905
Name-Change Samuel Dabbs 5688 was also known as Samuel Dobbs 5688.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. ANG EC 165.2 
DeathHe died on 7 July 1905 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, aged 87.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 15 years on 29 November 1858 at Stafford, Staffordshire, 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 miner 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 March 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 January 1871 at Western Australia.1,3 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited21 Aug 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. [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: 2125/1905.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/25520454

James Kelly 56891

M, #5689, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 15 years on 29 November 1858 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.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 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 December 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 November 1879 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Kelly 5689 left the colony for England per Charlotte Padbury on 7 November 1880.1,2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited21 Aug 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. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1880 pg 59.

John Wenham 56901

M, #5690, b. 1826, d. 12 April 1881

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
BurialHe was buried on 12 April 1881 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 12 April 1881 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 15 years on 26 March 1859 at Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England.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 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 August 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited20 Jun 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18992
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 10860/1881.

William Henry Perrin 56911

M, #5691, b. 1831, d. 3 March 1903

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William Perrin 5691 (Photo: Jodie Lawler)
Parents His parents were William Perrin & Mary Haycroft.2 
BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 3 March 1903 at Wongamine, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 4 March 1903 at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 15 years on 8 December 1858 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a grocer; clerk 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 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 November 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "A Brand on His Coat"

Also in "Convict Teachers ..."

Mentioned in "Goomalling ..."5,6,7 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Goomalling District Related
Last Edited15 Jun 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2781/1903.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/211862220
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2781/1903.
  5. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pg 299, 317, 323.
  6. [S62] Shirley M Leahy, Convict Teachers, pg 39.
  7. [S35] Barbara Sewell, Goomalling A Backward Glance, pg 49, 51, 80, 35-336, 418, 421.

Daniel Drew 56921

M, #5692, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 1 January 1859 at Rochester, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 August 1870 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing mutton and sentenced to 3 years on 8 November 1872 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 November 1875 at Western Australia.3 
LeftDaniel Drew 5692 left the colony for France per Bonnie Lassie on 17 February 1880.1,4 

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MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
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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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/114441463
  3. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  4. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1880 pg 59.

John Hart 56931

M, #5693, b. 1833

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John Hart 5693 (Photo: Australia's Last Convicts - SROWA 4173/1)
BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 1 April 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 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 July 1886 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts"

Mentioned in "Exploration Eastwards ..."

Mentioned in "Sand & Stone .."2,3,4 

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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. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 27.
  3. [S167] Peter J. Bridge & Kim Epton, Exploration Eastwards 1860-1869, pgs 289, 316, 327, 336, 392, 516.
  4. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 156.

Robert Newman 56941

M, #5694, b. 1810, d. 28 August 1874

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BirthHe was born in 1810.1 
DeathHe died on 28 August 1874 at Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to 15 years on 4 April 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.5,6 
OccupationRecorded as a tobacco pipe maker 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 April 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 17 April 1874 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. [S44] Alma & Skinner St Burial Records, online https://fremantle.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/WPAC/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8140/1874.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/206304001/robert-newman
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039758331/view
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054394839/view

Anthony Pyne 56951

M, #5695, b. 1841, d. 19 August 1892

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BirthHe was born in 1841 at Ireland.1 
DeathHe died on 19 August 1892 at Toodyay, Western Australia, scurvy.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of buggery & bestiality and sentenced to 15 years on 18 July 1859 at Chelmsford, Essex, England.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 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 January 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited21 Aug 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. [S42] Toodyay Cemeteries Database - Brian R Chambers,Northam, WA.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 692/1892.

Isaac Birch Arden 56961

M, #5696, b. 1821, d. 26 July 1864

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 26 July 1864 at Albany Depot, Albany, Western Australia, aged 42.2,3,4,5,6 
ConvictedConvicted of buggery and sentenced to 15 years on 20 July 1859 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.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 clerk 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited30 Apr 2024

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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. [S105] FHWA Cemetery Records, online members.wags.org.au/members-data/cemetery-data, Albany Deaths & Burials Index.
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039766054/view
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S285] Albany Burial Recoprds 1848-1944, online familysearch.og, Image 5
    https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details
  6. [S286] Albany Death Recoprds 1848-1888, online familysearch.og, Image 5
    https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details

William Angus 56971

M, #5697, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 19 September 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 6 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 April 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 May 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 May 1876 at Western Australia.1 

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MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited21 Aug 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.

George Leach 56981

M, #5698, b. 1809, d. 26 March 1864

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BirthHe was born in 1809.1 
DeathHe died on 26 March 1864 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, apoplexy; aged 45.2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of cattle stealing and sentenced to 14 years on 19 October 1857 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. 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 butcher 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 October 1862 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039766054/view
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2410/1864.

George Henry Spence 56991

M, #5699, b. 1816, d. 25 August 1861

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
DeathHe died on 25 August 1861 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, died suddenly.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering a forged note and sentenced to 14 years on 19 March 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.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 general 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 

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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. [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: 1813/1861.

Alexander Kochanowsky 57001

M, #5700, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837; foreigner.1 
ConvictedConvicted of counterfeiting notes and sentenced to 10 years on 3 January 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.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 
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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 July 1866 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.