John Riley 58511

M, #5851, b. 1834
Name-Change John Riley 5851 was also known as Jack Collier 5851.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 9 years on 4 January 1859 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter 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. 5851 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Riley 5851 left the colony for Darwin per Ada on 26 September 1879.1 

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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.

Thomas Bates 58521

M, #5852, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 8 years on 8 March 1858 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a potter on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5852 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 June 1864 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.

Henry Smith 58531

M, #5853, b. 1835, d. 1 November 1877

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 1 November 1877 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 22 February 1858 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. 5853 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 August 1861 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 1877 pg 178.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9480/1877.

William Fall 58541

M, #5854, b. 1835, d. 27 February 1905

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 27 February 1905 at Parkside Lunatic Asylum, Parkside, South Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 10 March 1858 at Shorncliffe, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher; soldier 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. 5854 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 September 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 October 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 August 1866 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Fall 5854 left the colony for S.A. per Chalgrove on 4 November 1875.1,4 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Crimean War Veteran
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/4943861
  3. [S100] Deaths, SA Deaths 1842-1915.
  4. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1876 pg 4.

William Parkinson 58551

M, #5855, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of warehouse breaking and sentenced to 8 years on 5 April 1858 at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a blanket weaver on 11 February 1861.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 11 February 1861.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Palmerston arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 11 February 1861. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5855 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 September 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 June 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 31 May 1866 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.

Richard Martin 58561

M, #5856, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 3 March 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 farm 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. 5856 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 February 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 October 1871 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.

Charles Crossland 58571

M, #5857, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a fixture and sentenced to 8 years on 5 April 1858 at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 3 children as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a fork grinder 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. 5857 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 September 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 March 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.

John Smith 58581

M, #5858, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 22 February 1858 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 lighterman 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. 5858 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 September 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 October 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited4 Aug 2023

Citations

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

William Brown 58591

M, #5859, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 8 years on 8 March 1858 at Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a glassblower; ex 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. 5859 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryEx Military 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.

Joseph Hill 58601

M, #5860, b. 1837, d. 22 March 1905

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Joseph Hill 5860 (Photo: squire4884)
Parents His father was William Hill.2 
BirthHe was born in 1837 at Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 22 March 1905 at Bunbury, Western Australia.1,3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 8 years on 8 March 1858 at Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 11 February 1861. Married Eliza Dawson 1881.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver; 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. 5860 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 July 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Joseph is recorded on Tree 10C of "Nyungar Tradition."4 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2853/1905.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2853/1905.
  4. [S193] Lois Tilbrook, Nyungar Tradition, pg 146.

Henry Johnston 58611

M, #5861, b. 1822, d. 12 April 1877

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 12 April 1877 at Albany, Western Australia, died under a cart at Wayside Inn 15 miles from Albany while intoxicated.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 8 March 1858 at Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales. 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 brickmaker 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. 5861 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 July 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 18 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1877 pg 65.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 9231/1877. Recorded as Henry Johnstone.

William John Cousins Lakey 58621

M, #5862, b. 1821, d. 14 September 1894

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BirthHe was born in 1821.1 
DeathHe died on 14 September 1894 at Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of destroying a vessel and sentenced to 8 years on 10 May 1858 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 mariner 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. 5862 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 May 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited5 Aug 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76465560
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 746/1894.

William Fielder 58631

M, #5863, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 10 May 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 shoemaker 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. 5863 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 September 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 June 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited5 Aug 2023

Citations

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

Edward Ingram 58641

M, #5864, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 8 years on 17 March 1858 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 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. 5864 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 
LeftEdward Ingram 5864 left the colony for N.S.W. per Kestrel on 27 February 1866.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Sand & Stone .."2 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony 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.
  2. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 134.

William Johns 58651

M, #5865, b. 1838, d. 4 July 1924

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
DeathHe died on 4 July 1924 at Claremont, Western Australia, good fit.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG KC 69.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 8 years on 17 March 1858 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 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. 5865 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 August 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 August 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
Last Edited5 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. [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: 100847/1924.

James Williams 58661

M, #5866, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 8 years on 6 July 1858 at Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales. 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 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. 5866 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 August 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 March 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
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.

James Gray 58671

M, #5867, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempting to strike a superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 11 August 1858 at Wellington Barracks, London, London, 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 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. 5867 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 December 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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

James Paterson 58681

M, #5868, b. 1828
Name-Change James Paterson 5868 was also known as James Patterson 5868.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 8 years on 9 October 1858 at Perth, Perthshire, 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 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. 5868 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 October 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 8 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 December 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict 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.

William Murray 58691

M, #5869, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 5 June 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 house painter; 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. 5869 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 July 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 25 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
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.

James Smith 58701

M, #5870, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 8 years on 13 October 1858 at Perth, Perthshire, 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 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. 5870 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 May 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 April 1865 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.

Elias George 58711

M, #5871, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 21 July 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 on left side, cut on chin 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. 5871 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 21 February 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 March 1867 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

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/…

James Smith 58721

M, #5872, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 6 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 
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. 5872 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 January 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
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.

James Creamer 58731

M, #5873, b. 1826, d. 11 November 1918

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 11 November 1918 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of insubordination (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 31 December 1857 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 1 child as at 11 February 1861.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier 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. 5873 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 March 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ConvictsPalmerston Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
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. [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: 101087/1918.

Henry Williams 58741

M, #5874, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 18 October 1858 at Westminster, Middlesex, 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 rigger 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. 5874 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 January 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 April 1867 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.

George Barton 58751

M, #5875, b. 1830, d. 2 September 1864

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 2 September 1864 at Perth, Western Australia, drowned at Melville Waters near Canning Bridge.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 3 September 1864 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 19 October 1858 at Leeds, 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 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. 5875 on 11 February 1861.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 May 1862 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2935259