John Doherty 57261

M, #5726, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 21 years on 12 October 1858 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a steam loom weaver 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5726 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 December 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 June 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited20 Jun 2023

Citations

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

James Bell 57271

M, #5727, b. 1821, d. 14 July 1894

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 14 July 1894 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Debility.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried circa 15 July 1894 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 21 years on 17 January 1859 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.5,6 
OccupationRecorded as a ship's carpenter 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5727 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 July 1863 at Western Australia. Attached image is from the Toodyay TOL CD 721/31.1,7
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 7 years on 3 July 1878 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.8,9 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10240 on 3 July 1878.10 
Bio He has an entry in "They Kept This State Afloat."11 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Last Edited23 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [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: 577/1894.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66246352
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2041935403/view
  6. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054394336/view
  7. [S213] Ticket of Leave, Toodyay TOL Register 721/31, pg 119R (pdf pg 100).
  8. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2979485
  9. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65955900
  10. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  11. [S20] Rod Dickson, They Kept This State Afloat, pg 15.

John Neilly 57281

M, #5728, b. 1835, d. 30 July 1864

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 30 July 1864 at Greenough Flats, Greenough, Western Australia, heart disease.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 21 years on 29 April 1859 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.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 warehouseman 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5728 on 11 February 1861.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited20 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2599/1864.

Thomas Martin 57291

M, #5729, b. 1814, d. 12 March 1883

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
DeathHe died on 12 March 1883 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 20 years on 21 July 1858 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5729 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 August 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10293 on 7 June 1880.5 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 20 years on 7 June 1880 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited17 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1883 pg 47.
  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: 11698/1883.
  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/2983140

Thomas Barraclough 57301

M, #5730, b. 1835, d. 25 February 1866

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 25 February 1866 at Northampton, Western Australia, accidently killed Gwalla Mine when a hogshead of water fell on him.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 10 July 1858 at York, Yorkshire, 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 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5730 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043249546/view
  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: 3155/1866. Recorded as Thomas Barrowcroft.

William Simpson 57311

M, #5731, b. 1826, d. 30 June 1876

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 30 June 1876 at Perth, Western Australia, accidentally drowned while intoxicated in a drain near Perth tannery.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 31 July 1876 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 10 July 1858 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5731 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited11 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: 8969/1876.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66301550
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Francis Kilburne 57321

M, #5732, b. 1822, d. 19 July 1873

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 19 July 1873 at Fremantle, Western Australia, internal aneurism.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 29 November 1858 at Stafford, Staffordshire, 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 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5732 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 June 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Mid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited14 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. [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: 6702/1873.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65933847

George Williams 57331

M, #5733, b. 1816

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 20 years on 4 April 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.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 
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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5733 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 September 1871 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.

James Smith 57341

M, #5734, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 20 years on 19 March 1859 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5734 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 August 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 March 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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.

William Smith 57351

M, #5735, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 20 years on 30 June 1859 at Maidstone, Kent, 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5735 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 January 1884 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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.

Edward James Salter 57361

M, #5736, b. 1830
Name-Change Edward James Salter 5736 was also known as Edward Holmes 5736.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering a forged note and sentenced to 18 years on 22 February 1858 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mariner 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5736 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 September 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 August 1875 at Western Australia.1 
LeftEdward James Salter 5736 left the colony for Singapore per E.C.Mutch on 28 December 1875.1,2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited22 Jun 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1876 pg 4.

Henry Smith 57371

M, #5737, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 14 April 1858 at Derby, Derbyshire, 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 waterman 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5737 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 January 1869 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited4 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.

Hugh Frame 57381

M, #5738, b. 1821, d. 28 July 1882
Name-Change Hugh Frame 5738 was also known as John McLean 5738.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1821 at Barrhead, Renfrewshire, Wales.1 
DeathHe died on 28 July 1882 at Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 30 July 1882 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 27 April 1858 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 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 married 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a blockprinter 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5738 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 July 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited4 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: 11446/1882.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19032

Edward Kelly 57391

M, #5739, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 28 April 1858 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5739 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 January 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited4 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.

James Donelly 57401

M, #5740, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 29 April 1858 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5740 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 May 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 December 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited4 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.

George Hammond 57411

M, #5741, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering and sentenced to 7 years on 10 May 1858 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.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 
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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5741 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 March 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited20 Jun 2023

Citations

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

Thomas Johnston 57421

M, #5742, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 28 April 1858 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 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 
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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5742 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 August 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 27 April 1874 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10364 on 7 October 1885.2 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen clothes and sentenced to 3 years on 7 October 1885 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Last Edited5 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/77283944

Alexander Johnston 57431

M, #5743, b. 1840, d. 23 October 1923

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Parents His father was Alexander Johnstone.2 
BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
DeathHe died on 23 October 1923 at Yalgoo, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Yalgoo Cemetery, Yalgoo, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 28 April 1858 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 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 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5743 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 13 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 June 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited5 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, Death Reg: 6900008/1923.
  3. [S22] Outback Family History, online www.outbackfamilyhistory.com.au/, https://www.outbackfamilyhistory.com.au/records/record.php
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6900008/1923. Recorded as Alexander Johnstone.

William Ash 57441

M, #5744, b. 1822, d. 10 April 1904

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William Ash 5744 (Photo: Vic PRO)
BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 10 April 1904 at Benevolent Asylum, Melbourne, Victoria.2 
ConvictedConvicted of shop breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 5 April 1858 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5744 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 September 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 April 1868 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Ash 5744 left the colony for Colombo per Catherine on 30 December 1869.1,3 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watosn.2

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited7 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. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Charles Elton 57451

M, #5745, b. 1816, d. 13 June 1891
Name-Change Charles Elton 5745 was also known as Austin Julian Montrion 5745. 
Name-Change Charles Elton 5745 was also known as Austin De Longchamps 5745.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1816 at Chatham, Kent, England.1 
DeathHe died on 13 June 1891 at Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 14 June 1891 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia; Grave No. 603.4
ConvictedConvicted of shop breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 5 April 1858 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, 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 tailor 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5745 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 May 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 327/1891. Recorded as Austin Julian Montrion.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76464638
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Francis Edwards 57461

M, #5746, b. 1830, d. 1 February 1878

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 1 February 1878 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Cancer.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 1 February 1878 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 17 May 1858 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 potter 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5746 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 December 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Sand & Stone .."4 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited7 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. [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: 9609/1878.
  4. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 133.

John Smith 57471

M, #5747, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of throwing vitriol with intent and sentenced to 15 years on 10 July 1858 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5747 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 July 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 18 July 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited11 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 Hall 57481

M, #5748, b. 1834, d. 19 August 1892
Name-Change John Hall 5748 was also known as John Hedley 5748.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1834 at Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 19 August 1892 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 20 August 1892 at Eastern Road Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia; Plot 145.4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent and sentenced to 15 years on 10 July 1858 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861. Brother Edward Hall 9176.1 
OccupationRecorded as a table blade grinder 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5748 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 November 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 681/1892.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/255618165
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19480
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205464817/john-hall

William McCaval 57491

M, #5749, b. 1828, d. 19 March 1861
Name-Change William McCaval 5749 was also known as William McCaral 5749.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 19 March 1861 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 2 October 1858 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5749 on 11 February 1861.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited14 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  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: 1695/1861.

Francis Manning 57501

M, #5750, b. 1836, d. 3 January 1874
Name-Change Francis Manning 5750 was also known as Frank Manning 5750.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 3 January 1874 at Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 3 January 1874 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 29 November 1858 at Stafford, Staffordshire, 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 shoemaker 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5750 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 February 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited20 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. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=20588