John Mackin 58261

M, #5826, b. 1813, d. circa 12 April 1880

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BirthHe was born in 1813.1 
DeathHe died circa 12 April 1880 at Mt Wittenoom Station, South Murchison, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence 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 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. 5826 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 30 January 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 12 April 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65959383
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, 1880 pg 89 (Missing Friends).

John Mark 58271

M, #5827, b. 1831
Name-Change John Mark 5827 was also known as John Marks 5827.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of warehouse breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 27 January 1859 at Westminster, 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 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. 5827 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 March 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 February 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10059 on 3 April 1872.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from the person and sentenced to 4 years on 3 April 1872 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 February 1875 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 January 1876 at Western Australia.2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported 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. [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/3750971

Robert Frost 58281

M, #5828, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & wounding 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 cattle dealer 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. 5828 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 August 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 1 March 1869 at Western Australia.1 
LeftRobert Frost 5828 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
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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

William McArthur 58291

M, #5829, b. 1834, d. 28 October 1916

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Parents His parents were William Mcarthur & Ellen Leurie.2 
BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 28 October 1916 at Fremantle, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Fremantle Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia; ANG MON A3 39.3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 10 years on 14 February 1859 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker 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. 5829 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 2 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 March 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2700265/1916.
  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: 2700265/1916.

Richard Smith 58301

M, #5830, b. 1831, d. 28 September 1876

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 28 September 1876 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, morbus cordis.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 1 April 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a ropemaker 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. 5830 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 July 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 January 1870 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1879 pg 125.
  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: 9020/1876.

William Sanderson 58311

M, #5831, b. 1824, d. 1882

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
DeathHe died in 1882 at Guildford, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years on 16 February 1859 at Lancaster, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 4 children 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. 5831 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 June 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11260/1882.

James Hartlett 58321

M, #5832, b. 1831, d. 21 January 1898

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 21 January 1898 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, aged 68.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 22 January 1898 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 7 June 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 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. 5832 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 17 July 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1725/1898.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/82080880
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

John Parker 58331

M, #5833, b. 1804

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BirthHe was born in 1804.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years on 19 March 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 10 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm 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. 5833 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 February 1867 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 Burke 58341

M, #5834, b. 1814

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BirthHe was born in 1814.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering fake coin and sentenced to 10 years on 4 July 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. 5834 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 August 1867 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.

James Nelson 58351

M, #5835, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting at his superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 2 July 1859 at Malta. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a harness maker; 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. 5835 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 29 September 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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.

James Leyland 58361

M, #5836, b. 1832, d. 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died in 1884 at Vasse, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of sacrilege and sentenced to 10 years on 26 March 1859 at Chester, Cheshire, 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. 5836 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 May 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Nathaniel Leyland is recorded on Chart 22C (Harris/Leland/Mallane/Bropho) of "Nyungar Tradition". Nathaniel's death registration lists his parents as James and Polly. He died in Busselton where was born approx 1868. It looks extremely likely that James Leyland #5836 is the father of Nathaniel.3 

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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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 100259/1961.
  3. [S193] Lois Tilbrook, Nyungar Tradition, pg 204.

Langley Southerden 5837 & 75551

M, #5837, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking & throwing down a superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 5 May 1859 at Devonport, Devon, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mariner; 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. 5837 on 11 February 1861.1 
LeftLangley Southerden 5837 & 7555 left the colony for escaped on 6 October 1861.2,3 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7555 on 28 December 1863.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Lord Dalhousie arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 28 December 1863. He had been collected from Portland prison.2 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 July 1866 at Western Australia.2 
LeftHe left the colony by escaping on 17 July 1868.4,3 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watosn.5

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Lord Dalhousie Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Returned to England from WA Early
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited4 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. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  3. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002
  4. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Escaped 1890 pg 18.
  5. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

James Wynn 58381

M, #5838, b. 1842, d. 3 December 1915
Name-Change James Wynn 5838 was also known as James Ali 5838. 

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James Ali 5838 (Photo: Irma Walter Article)
BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
DeathHe died on 3 December 1915 at Hyde Park, South Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried at West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.3
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 9 May 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a 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. 5838 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 December 1867 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Wynn 5838 left the colony for S.A. per South Australian on 4 January 1889.1,4 
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/59988650
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/150018661/james-ali
  4. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1890 pg 14.

Thomas Williams 58391

M, #5839, b. 1837, d. 19 February 1921

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Thomas Williams 5839 (Photo: Kelly Dillon)
Parents His father was William Williams.2 
BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
DeathHe died on 19 February 1921 at Capel, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Capel Cemetery, Capel, Western Australia.5
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 30 June 1859 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 11 February 1861.1 
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. 5839 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 October 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Just a Horse Ride Away."6 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 6600035/1921.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/87049202
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6600035/1921.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180644412/…
  6. [S161] Diana Chase & Valerie Krantz, Just A Horse Ride Away - A History of the Shire of Capel and it's People, pg 64, 88-89.

William Ker 58401

M, #5840, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing a stack and sentenced to 10 years on 4 August 1859 at Croydon, 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 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D branded left side and scar contiguous 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. 5840 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 29 June 1872 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Branded D for Deserter
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/…

Charles Ketcherside 58411

M, #5841, b. 1837, d. 28 April 1878
Name-Change Charles Ketcherside 5841 was also known as Charles Kitcherside 5841. 

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
DeathHe died on 28 April 1878 at Dongara, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 28 April 1878 at Irwin Cemetery, Dongara, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of firing a stack and sentenced to 10 years on 4 August 1859 at Croydon, 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 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. 5841 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 September 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=14527
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9731/1878. Recorded as Charles Kitcherside.

John Hempshall 58421

M, #5842, b. 1833, d. 1902
Name-Change John Hempshall 5842 was also known as John Hempsell 5842.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died in 1902 at Wagin, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 10 years on 20 July 1859 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, 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. 5842 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1867 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1432/1902.

Thomas Haworth 58431

M, #5843, b. 1828, d. 20 November 1875
Name-Change Thomas Haworth 5843 was also known as Thomas Hawarth 5843. 

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 20 November 1875 at Northampton, Western Australia, buried Geraldine mine cemetery.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 10 years on 6 August 1859 at Lancaster, Lancashire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 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. 5843 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8734/1875. Recorded as Thos Hawarth.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=4168

William Wiltshire 58441

M, #5844, b. 1830, d. 9 October 1879
Name-Change William Wiltshire 5844 was also known as William Gale 5844.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 9 October 1879 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, phthisis.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from a dwelling house and sentenced to 10 years on 8 August 1859 at Wells, Somerset, 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 1861.5,6 
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. 5844 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 25 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10123 on 7 January 1874.7 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing jewellery and sentenced to 9 years on 7 January 1874 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.8 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 June 1878 at Western Australia.7 

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MultipleMultiple Convict No.s 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1879 pg 170.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2041935403/view
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054394839/view
  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/3754990

Thomas Dalton 58451

M, #5845, b. 1826, d. 23 January 1875

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 23 January 1875 at York, Western Australia, found dead in a field.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 23 January 1875 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 19 September 1859 at Newington, Surrey, 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 tinman 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. 5845 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 July 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.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8263/1875.
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.

Aaron Davis 58461

M, #5846, b. 1836
Name-Change Aaron Davis 5846 was also known as Aaron Davies 5846.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering forged notes and sentenced to 10 years on 2 August 1859 at Warwick, 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 tailor 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. 5846 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 February 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 August 1869 at Western Australia.1 
LeftAaron Davis 5846 left the colony for S.A. per Tanjore on 27 January 1878.1,2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony 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. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1878 pg 74.

John Pilkington 58471

M, #5847, b. 1832, d. 17 July 1898
Name-Change John Pilkington 5847 was also known as James Pilkington 5847.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 17 July 1898 at Perth, Western Australia, drowned in the Swan River.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 18 July 1898 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 10 August 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was 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. 5847 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 12 September 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/217318864
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2108/1898. Recorded as John Pilkington.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Jones Mitchell 58481

M, #5848, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing a stack and sentenced to 10 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 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Brand D left side, fighting man right arm, peacock left arm 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. 5848 on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Branded D for Deserter
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/…

Joseph Sullivan 58491

M, #5849, b. 1845, d. 17 August 1933

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Parents His parents were Dennis Sullivan & Christina Bartlett.2 
BirthHe was born in 1845 at Ireland.1 
DeathHe died on 17 August 1933 at Claremont, Western Australia.3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 October 1859 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 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. 5849 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 10 February 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 August 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Frederick Francis Burdett Wittenoom ..."

It is highly probable that he is the "Sullivan" in Tree 15 of "Nyungar Tradition."5,6 

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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: 101279/1933.
  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: 101279/1933.
  5. [S63] Catherine Cameron, Frederick Francis Burdett Wittenoom Pastoral Pioneer & Explorer 1855-1939, pgs 15, 52.
  6. [S193] Lois Tilbrook, Nyungar Tradition, Tree 15 page 178.

Andrew Miller 58501

M, #5850, b. 1843, d. 16 September 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1843.1 
DeathHe died on 16 September 1884 at Beverley, Western Australia, shot by police while trying to arrest him.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 October 1859 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, 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 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. 5850 on 11 February 1861.1 
Bio He is mentioned in "Legal Execuions"

He is mentioned numerous times in "A Brad on His Coat"

Also in "Westralian Voices"

He is featured in the article "The Murder of COnstable Hackett."5,6,7,8 

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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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/71997545
  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: 12878/1884.
  5. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 32.
  6. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, 174, 176, 180, 183, 188, 191-2, 195-200.
  7. [S91] Marian Aveling, Westralian Voices, pg 28-30.
  8. [S209] Mollie Bentley, "The Murder of Constable Patrick Hackett", pgs 25-45.