William Bennett 58011

M, #5801, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering forged bank notes and sentenced to 10 years on 17 March 1858 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mercantile agent 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. 5801 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 March 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
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.

Robert Goswell 58021

M, #5802, b. 1836, d. 13 January 1874

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 13 January 1874 at Perth, Western Australia, hung for murder.2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 14 January 1874 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to 10 years on 24 July 1858 at Exeter, Devon, 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 servant 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. 5802 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 June 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 October 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Margaret Sermon.

Details of his crime can be found in "Legal Execuions"

Mentioned in "Sand & Stone .."5,6

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
DeathExecuted in WA
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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/114441584
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  5. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 24.
  6. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 176.

William Clarkson 58031

M, #5803, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 11 August 1858 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5803 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 May 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 13 February 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
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.

Mark Bennett 58041

M, #5804, b. 1821, d. 10 September 1863

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 10 September 1863 at Geraldton, Western Australia, pleuro pneumonia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering a forged note and sentenced to 10 years on 10 July 1858 at York, Yorkshire, 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 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. 5804 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 June 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2042052415/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Michael Sullivan 58051

M, #5805, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking his fellow soldiers (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 9 August 1858 at Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker; 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. 5805 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 February 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 June 1870 at Western Australia.1 
LeftMichael Sullivan 5805 left the colony for Madras in 1871.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
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.

George Unett 58061

M, #5806, b. 1822
Name-Change George Unett 5806 was also known as Edward Green 5806.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 10 years on 18 October 1858 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 children as at 11 February 1861.2,3 
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. 5806 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 May 1866 at Western Australia.1 
LeftGeorge Unett 5806 left the colony for Victoria per Otway on 27 December 1882.1,4 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
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. [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-2054394008/view
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

George Clarke 58071

M, #5807, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 20 September 1858 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5807 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 September 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
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.

William Sutherland 58081

M, #5808, b. 1826, d. 16 August 1899

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 16 August 1899 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 16 August 1899 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & theft and sentenced to 10 years on 4 October 1858 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
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. 5808 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 August 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 September 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18492
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/252803532
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1143/1899.

John McLean 58091

M, #5809, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 4 October 1858 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. 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 seaman 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. 5809 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 February 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn McLean 5809 left the colony for England per Robert Morrison on 20 September 1872.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony 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.

John Byrne 58101

M, #5810, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 13 September 1858 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.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 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D left side on 11 February 1861.2 
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. 5810 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 August 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
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/…

William Smart 58111

M, #5811, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 21 October 1858 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; soldier on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5811 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 July 1879 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
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.

John Hennessey 58121

M, #5812, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery & wounding and sentenced to 10 years on 22 November 1858 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 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. 5812 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 January 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
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.

Theodore Richards 58131

M, #5813, b. 1821, d. 4 March 1896

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 4 March 1896 at York, Western Australia, heart disease; aged 73.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 4 March 1896 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of embezzlement and sentenced to 10 years on 4 October 1858 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk; traveller 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. 5813 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 May 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in May 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 15 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "A Brand on His Coat"

Also in "Convict Teachers ..."5,6 

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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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2070/1896.
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  4. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  5. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pg 289, 297, 323.
  6. [S62] Shirley M. Leahy, "Convict Teachers", pg 71, 72, 73.

Henry Abbott 58141

M, #5814, b. 1827, d. 18 July 1904

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 18 July 1904 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG EC 67.2 
ConvictedConvicted of firing a haystack and sentenced to 10 years on 1 December 1858 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gentleman's servant 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. 5814 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 September 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 August 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 9979 on 6 April 1870.4 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 3 years on 6 April 1870 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 September 1872 at Western Australia.6 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 April 1873 at Western Australia.6 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10108 on 7 May 1873.4 
ConvictedConvicted of feloniously uttering an order for goods and sentenced to 7 years on 7 May 1873 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.7 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 August 1877 at Western Australia.8 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 13 October 1880 at Western Australia.8 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10300 on 6 April 1881.4 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering and sentenced to 10 years on 6 April 1881 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.9 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 June 1891 at Western Australia.10 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Last Edited6 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. [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: 2150/1904.
  4. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3751517
  6. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3756328
  8. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  9. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/112197375
  10. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…

Thomas Roberts 58151

M, #5815, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 13 October 1858 at Leeds, Yorkshire, 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 
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. 5815 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 August 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 April 1867 at Western Australia.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.

Thomas Collins 58161

M, #5816, b. 1817, d. 19 August 1890

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
DeathHe died on 19 August 1890 at Greenough, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 19 August 1890 at Greenough Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering a forged note and sentenced to 10 years on 17 August 1857 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 Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5816 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 June 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 467/1890.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=4952

Benjamin Finney 58171

M, #5817, b. 1837, d. 22 June 1904

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Parents His father was John Finney.2 
BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
DeathHe died on 22 June 1904 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; RC CB 75.3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 29 November 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 blacksmith 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. 5817 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 23 August 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 September 1874 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a horse and sentenced to 5 years on 3 October 1878 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10253 on 3 October 1878.7 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny & receiving and sentenced to 5 Years on 7 April 1886 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.8 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10370 on 7 April 1886.7 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 April 1893 at Western Australia.9 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2097/1904.
  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: 2097/1904.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/25092636
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/106306173
  7. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  8. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3757616
  9. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Charles Frobisher 58181

M, #5818, b. 1817, d. 31 May 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
DeathHe died on 31 May 1870 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 19 October 1858 at Leeds, Yorkshire, 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 unmarried 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. 5818 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 September 1866 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4580/1870.

John Brown 58191

M, #5819, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 10 years on 21 December 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 porter 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. 5819 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 March 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 November 1870 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
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.

William Mitchell 58201

M, #5820, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 22 December 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. 5820 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
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.

Joshua Johnson 58211

M, #5821, b. 1815

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 6 December 1858 at Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5821 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 July 1866 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJoshua Johnson 5821 left the colony for America per Vigilant on 15 January 1870.1,2 

Found in These Indexes

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

John Kelly 58221

M, #5822, b. 1838, d. 5 June 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
DeathHe died on 5 June 1870 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, pneumonia of left lung.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 22 October 1858 at Preston, 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 tanner 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. 5822 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 June 1861 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited21 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Thomas Wilson 58231

M, #5823, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 10 years on 21 December 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 tobacco 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. 5823 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 May 1870 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

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.

Thomas Pickering 58241

M, #5824, b. 1826, d. 12 February 1863

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 12 February 1863 at Perth Gaol Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, apoplexy; died from a fall.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 14 February 1863 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 27 December 1858 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 porter 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. 5824 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2042052415/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: 2147/1863.
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

George Atkins 58251

M, #5825, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to rob and sentenced to 10 years on 31 January 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5825 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 15 February 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftGeorge Atkins 5825 left the colony for N.S.W. per Grand Duchess on 17 June 1873.1,2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited15 Jan 2024

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/…