Thomas McMillan 57511

M, #5751, b. 1831, d. 14 September 1881
Name-Change Thomas McMillan 5751 was also known as Thomas McMullen 5751. 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 14 September 1881 at Dongara, Western Australia, suffocated in bed caused by excessive drinking.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 14 September 1881 at Irwin Cemetery, Dongara, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 9 October 1858 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. 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 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. 5751 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 July 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1881 pg 165.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=14538

George Raine 57521

M, #5752, b. 1814

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 15 years on 4 December 1858 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a glasscutter 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. 5752 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 September 1869 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.

James Davis 57531

M, #5753, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 30 March 1859 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. 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 tailor 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. 5753 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 November 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited18 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 Dearden 57541

M, #5754, b. 1829, d. 1883

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died in 1883 at Beverley, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 15 years on 16 February 1859 at Lancaster, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason 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. 5754 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 June 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited18 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: 12016/1883.

John Craig 57551

M, #5755, b. 1829, d. 4 August 1875
Name-Change John Craig 5755 was also known as John Craige 5755.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died on 4 August 1875 at Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 6 August 1875 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 15 years on 2 May 1859 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. 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 weaver 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. 5755 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 July 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 January 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 1 July 1874 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited18 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=18811
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8589/1875. Recorded as John Craige.

James Osborne 57561

M, #5756, b. 1819
Name-Change James Osborne 5756 was also known as Joseph Crippin 5756. 

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering forged notes and sentenced to 15 years on 28 July 1859 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 7 children as at 11 February 1861.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a mill 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5756 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 September 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 August 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 16 October 1878 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Osborne 5756 left the colony for S.A. per Otway on 25 December 1878.1,4 
Bio The attached snip is from "Norfolk Poacher"

He is mention in his daughter's entry in the Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs

He has an entry in "They Kept This State Afloat."5,6

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2041935403/view
  3. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054394839/view
  4. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S43] Bevan Carter, Norfolk Poacher, pg 285-286.
  6. [S20] Rod Dickson, They Kept This State Afloat, pg 223.

David Sutton 57571

M, #5757, b. 1832, d. 26 January 1913

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Parents His parents were Thomas Sutton & Ann Peek.2 
BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 26 January 1913 at Claremont, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG EC 70.3 
ConvictedConvicted of abusing a girl under 10 years and sentenced to 15 years on 25 July 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 
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. 5757 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 20 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 August 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Sand & Stone .."5 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited5 Oct 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: 1600020/1913.
  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: 1600020/1913.
  5. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 176.

John Wallis 57581

M, #5758, b. 1812

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BirthHe was born in 1812.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 15 years on 24 October 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.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 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. 5758 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 February 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 11 September 1876 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 Osborne 57591

M, #5759, b. 1831, d. 11 May 1864

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 11 May 1864 at Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to 14 years on 22 March 1858 at Lewes, Sussex, 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 labourer; soldier 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. 5759 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Convicted in a Civil Court
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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039766054/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: 2485/1864.

George Nicholls 57601

M, #5760, b. 1827, d. 10 July 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 10 July 1888 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, treated for diarrhoea for a month and died from the course; aged 62.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of shop breaking and sentenced to 14 years on 13 April 1859 at Bristol, Bristol, England. He had been convicted previously.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 seaman 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. 5760 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 February 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 June 1875 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "A Brand on His Coat."5 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited18 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 1888 pg 129.
  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: 10175/1879. Recorded as John Nicholas.
  5. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pg 205, 209.

Stewart Knight 57611

M, #5761, b. 1823, d. 13 February 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 13 February 1870 at Greenough, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 13 February 1870 at Greenough Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 14 years on 15 July 1857 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 1 child as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a veterinary surgeon 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. 5761 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 June 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited18 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: 4474/1870. Recorded as Stuart Knight.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=5183

Thomas Vickers 57621

M, #5762, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing to prevent arrest and sentenced to 14 years on 19 March 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a silk spinner 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. 5762 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 March 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 December 1874 at Western Australia.1 
LeftThomas Vickers 5762 left the colony for England per Charlotte Padbury on 18 January 1876.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited18 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 Pickett 57631

M, #5763, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of malicious wounding with intent and sentenced to 14 years on 13 July 1859 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. 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 sawyer 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. 5763 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
LeftGeorge Pickett 5763 left the colony for absconded in June 1866.2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited18 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, General Register for Nos 8127-8190, 5497-5894 (R3-R4)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Matthew Whalligan 57641

M, #5764, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of buggery with a goat (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 8 September 1859 at Gibraltar, Gibraltar.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier 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. 5764 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 July 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftMatthew Whalligan 5764 left the colony for Victoria per Rosetta on 12 April 1881.1,2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
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.
  2. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Job Todd 57651

M, #5765, b. 1829, d. 26 January 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died on 26 January 1888 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 12 years on 13 March 1858 at Derby, Derbyshire, 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 moulder 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. 5765 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 May 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 26 September 1870 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.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1888 pg 124.
  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: 401/1888.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/77394652

Patrick Healey 57661

M, #5766, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 12 years on 10 July 1858 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier 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. 5766 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 September 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
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.

William Smith 57671

M, #5767, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 12 years on 10 July 1858 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier; 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. 5767 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 15 September 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
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.

Bernard Mitchell 57681

M, #5768, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 12 years on 23 February 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 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. 5768 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 April 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited18 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 Barry 57691

M, #5769, b. 1832, d. 24 April 1871

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 24 April 1871 at Perth, Western Australia, natural causes.1,2 
BurialHe was buried circa 25 April 1871 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 12 years on 19 September 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 married 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. 5769 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 January 1864 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.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

David Evans 57701

M, #5770, b. 1832, d. 18 March 1912

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David Evans 5770 (Photo: novice 2116)
BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 18 March 1912 at York, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 19 October 1857 at Lewes, Sussex, 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 widower 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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. 5770 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 2 December 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is a "Western Ancestor" article about him.

He is mentioned in the York book.6,7 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited14 Dec 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: 7100011/1912.
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/148564390
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/246060169/david-evans
  6. [S208] Lindsay Watson, "David Evans", pg 208-209.
  7. [S58] Pamela & Clack, AM Statham Drew, York Western Australia A Documentary History, pg 145.

John Thompson 57711

M, #5771, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing fixtures and sentenced to 10 years on 6 July 1857 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. 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 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. 5771 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 December 1865 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.

Cornelius Denny 57721

M, #5772, b. 1831, d. 16 September 1903

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 16 September 1903 at Bridgetown, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Bridgetown Pioneer Cemetery, Bridgetown, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on 14 September 1857 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 spring 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5772 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 April 1868 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/158082084
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 39/1903.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/221515320/…

Joseph Cooper 57731

M, #5773, b. 1839, d. 4 June 1935

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Joseph Cooper 5773 (Photo: dennispearce70)
Parents His parents were Richard Cooper & Letitia.2 
BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 4 June 1935 at Northampton, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Nabawa Public Cemetery, Nabawa, Western Australia.5
ConvictedConvicted of larceny of fixtures and sentenced to 10 years on 26 October 1857 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 groom 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. 5773 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 February 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 January 1870 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.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 5000010/1935.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=15422
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 5000010/1935.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/174793928/joseph-cooper

George Edmonds 57741

M, #5774, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny of fixtures and sentenced to 10 years on 26 October 1857 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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. 5774 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 15 May 1869 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.

William Smith 57751

M, #5775, b. 1811, d. 30 November 1869

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
DeathHe died on 30 November 1869 at Quindalup, Western Australia, drowned.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 14 October 1857 at Bolton, 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 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. 5775 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 July 1865 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: 4414/1869. Recorded as William Henry Smith.