Elias Clare 62511

M, #6251, b. 1828, d. 9 October 1893

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 9 October 1893 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 20 July 1858 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; hawker on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6251 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 May 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10219 on 3 October 1877.4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing & receiving 9 cheques and sentenced to 3 years on 3 October 1877 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 774/1893. Recorded as Eles Clare.
  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/66303948

George Cox 62521

M, #6252, b. 1835, d. 14 October 1923

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 14 October 1923 at East Pingelly, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Moorumbine Cemetery, Pingelly, Western Australia.4
ConvictedConvicted of stealing cattle and sentenced to 6 years on 15 December 1859 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6252 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 November 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/210192710
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 400051/1923.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/193798809/george-cox

Thomas Carroll 62531

M, #6253, b. 1818
Name-Change Thomas Carroll 6253 was also known as Thomas Connell 6253. 

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 2 April 1860 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a hawker on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literare as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6253 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 August 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited21 Sep 2023

Citations

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

John Cox 62541

M, #6254, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 7 years on 11 December 1860 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; carter on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6254 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 September 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 April 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited21 Sep 2023

Citations

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

William Cowburn 62551

M, #6255, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 15 February 1861 at Preston, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner; steam loomweaver on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6255 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 November 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Cowburn 6255 left the colony for Callao per Mt Pleasant on 24 December 1872.1,2 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited25 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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

John Costello 62561

M, #6256, b. 1840

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BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 7 years on 18 February 1861 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6256 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 July 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 8 May 1872 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10093 on 4 December 1872.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a cheque and sentenced to 6 years on 4 December 1872 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 January 1877 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 January 1879 at Western Australia.2 
LeftJohn Costello 6256 left the colony for S.A. per Hawthorn on 14 April 1879.1,4 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited23 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [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/256613072/…
  4. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1879 pg 120.

John Clarke 62571

M, #6257, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 6 years on 9 January 1860 at Westminster, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6257 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 March 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited2 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.

Joseph Carpenter 62581

M, #6258, b. 1815, d. 13 May 1868
Name-Change Joseph Carpenter 6258 was also known as John Carpenter 6258.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1815.1 
DeathHe died on 13 May 1868 at Goonarar, Upper Irwin, Western Australia, debility.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 15 May 1868 at Greenough Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent and sentenced to 12 years on 21 March 1861 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 5 children as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a engine fitter on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6258 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 March 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited27 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3926/1868.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=5160

Francis Colligan 62591

M, #6259, b. 1836
Name-Change Francis Colligan 6259 was also known as Francis Callaghan 6259. 
Name-Change Francis Colligan 6259 was also known as Francis Calligan 6259.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 6 years on 3 December 1859 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a slipper maker on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6259 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 August 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 December 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10192 on 6 July 1876.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 5 years on 6 July 1876 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited2 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. [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/2976250

John Child 62601

M, #6260, b. 1833, d. 23 September 1868

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 23 September 1868 at Masons Station, Canning, Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 8 years on 8 December 1860 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 9 June 1862.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a steam sawyer on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6260 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 May 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited26 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2041935403/view
  3. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054394839/view

David Cockcroft 62611

M, #6261, b. 1841, d. 21 September 1906
Name-Change David Cockcroft 6261 was also known as David Colcraft 6261. 
Name-Change David Cockcroft 6261 was also known as David Calcraft 6261.1 

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Parents His parents were Benjamin Cockroft & Margaret.2 
BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
DeathHe died on 21 September 1906 at Claremont, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG BC 13.3 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting & wounding with intent and sentenced to 6 years on 8 December 1860 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6261 on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10181 on 5 April 1876.5 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering and sentenced to 7 years on 5 April 1876 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited25 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: 1600086/1906.
  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: 1600086/1906. Recorded as David Cockroft.
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2975796

Alexander Cairns 62621

M, #6262, b. 1840, d. 4 November 1898

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BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
DeathHe died on 4 November 1898 at Public Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Bronchitis.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 5 November 1898 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 8 years on 9 November 1860 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6262 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 December 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 December 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 November 1868 at Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of breaking into a courthouse & stealing and sentenced to 3 years on 7 April 1875 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10157 on 7 April 1875.5 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Transported Twice
Last Edited7 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2253/1898.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/82396662
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/109902892

Alexander Campbell 62631

M, #6263, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 10 December 1860 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862. Married Annie Mingonah Victoria Plains 22.9.1883.1 
OccupationRecorded as a printer on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6263 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has him dying in Geraldton in 1894 but that person was only 5 days old. 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited21 Sep 2023

Citations

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

Lewis Calder 62641

M, #6264, b. 1839, d. 17 March 1922

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 17 March 1922 at Beverley, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; Pres EA 156.5,6
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 6 years on 4 October 1860 at Inverness, Inverness, Scotland.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being lterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shepherd on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6264 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 February 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 January 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 November 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Research This man is plagued with errors regarding his death:-

- CWA has him dying in Vasse in 1885 which is wrong
- His obituary in the newsapaper names him as W Calder
- Karrakatta Cemetery have his death as at Bentley which is also wrong. 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited25 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/81331748/…
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/28163796
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 400025/1922.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/202592212/lewis-calder
  6. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/

Thomas Craine 62651

M, #6265, b. 1831, d. 25 February 1907
Name-Change Thomas Craine 6265 was also known as Thomas Crane 6265.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 25 February 1907 at Greenough, Western Australia, failing health.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 26 February 1907 at Greenough Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 23 November 1860 at Castle Rushen, Castletown, Isle of Man, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 children as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farmer; timber dealer on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6265 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 September 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 December 1870 at Western Australia.5 

Found in These Indexes

ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited21 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/210735859
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3100003/1907. Recorded as Thomas Craine.
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=4488
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

Thomas Coleman 62661

M, #6266, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted robbery (Court Martial) and sentenced to 6 years on 17 October 1860 at Mauritius.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a soldier; labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D left side, pock pitted on 9 June 1862.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6266 on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 July 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited21 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Estimates and Convict Lists (128/1 - 32)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Michael Connelly 62671

M, #6267, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assaulting his officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 18 November 1860 at Shorncliffe, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6267 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 October 1873 at Western Australia.1 
LeftMichael Connelly 6267 left the colony for Calcutta in India per Ellora on 7 January 1877.1,2 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited26 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1877 pg 66.

Patrick Collins 62681

M, #6268, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of threatening to shoot an officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 18 November 1860 at St Georges, Bermuda. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6268 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 May 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 July 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited27 Sep 2023

Citations

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

John Daniels 62691

M, #6269, b. 1839, d. 12 May 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 12 May 1887 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 27 February 1860 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6269 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 25 February 1866 at Western Australia.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 1 May 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited2 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3759398
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 297/1887.
  4. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1887 pg 92.
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.

William Dagnall 62701

M, #6270, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years on 4 December 1860 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D on left side, scar on right arm on 9 June 1862.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6270 on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 June 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 June 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MilitaryBranded D for Deserter
Last Edited23 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Estimates and Convict Lists (128/1 - 32)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

George Drury 62711

M, #6271, b. 1841, d. 1 June 1920

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Parents His parents were John Drury & Ann Anderson.2 
BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
DeathHe died on 1 June 1920 at Claremont, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG DC 59.3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 10 years on 22 December 1860 at Chelmsford, Essex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6271 on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 September 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited9 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: 100756/1920.
  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: 100756/1920. Recorded as George James Drury.

Richard Downes 62721

M, #6272, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 14 June 1860 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sweep on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6272 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 27 January 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10004 on 6 October 1870.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 7 years on 6 October 1870 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 March 1875 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 January 1878 at Western Australia.2 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited2 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. [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/66033343

John Dowd 62731

M, #6273, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 7 December 1860 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6273 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 February 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 December 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited25 Sep 2023

Citations

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

John Doran 62741

M, #6274, b. 1839, d. 22 June 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 22 June 1870 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, severly injured while felling a tree at Canning.2,3 
BurialHe was buried circa 23 June 1870 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 20 years on 11 December 1860 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6274 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 November 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited12 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3753422
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4687/1870.
  4. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Thomas Davidson 62751

M, #6275, b. 1830, d. 10 January 1868

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 10 January 1868 at Busselton, Western Australia, died after being shot in the back.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7 years on 3 January 1861 at New Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Norwood arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 9 June 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6275 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 September 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited27 Sep 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3749972
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3899/1868.