George Reeve 64261

M, #6426, b. 1826, d. 23 February 1901

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Parents His parents were John Reeve & Abitial.2 
BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died on 23 February 1901 at Balbarrup Road, Bridgetown, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Bridgetown Pioneer Cemetery, Bridgetown, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 6 years on 25 July 1860 at Norwich, Norfolk, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 children as at 9 June 1862.6,7 
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. 6426 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 17 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 April 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 December 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online

He has a page in "Bridgetown The Early Years."8 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited3 Feb 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 28/1901.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/87100804
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 28/1901.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/159477521/…
  6. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039885439/view
  7. [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-2054396026/view
  8. [S113] Fran Taylor, Bridgetown The Early Years Book Two, pg 159.

Henry Roe 64271

M, #6427, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 7 years on 7 March 1860 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, 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 dyer on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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. 6427 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 16 June 1870 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.

William Stevens 64281

M, #6428, b. 1830
Name-Change William Stevens 6428 was also known as William Guy 6428. 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to rob and sentenced to 6 years on 16 October 1860 at Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales. 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; 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6428 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 July 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 November 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mention in "Sand & Stone.."2 

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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. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 89.

Andrew Sterling 64291

M, #6429, b. 1837
Name-Change Andrew Sterling 6429 was also known as James Cook 6429. 

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 6 years on 25 October 1860 at Bristol, Bristol, 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. 6429 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited24 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.

James Smith 64301

M, #6430, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 6 years on 25 October 1860 at Bristol, Bristol, 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 baker 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. 6430 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 June 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 August 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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.

George Simpson 64311

M, #6431, b. 1836, d. 31 October 1904

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Parents His father was James Simpson.2 
BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 31 October 1904 at Geraldton, Western Australia.3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried on 1 November 1904 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.3
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing and sentenced to 20 years on 13 December 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 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a french polisher 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 Millbank prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6431 on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 April 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 January 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited31 Dec 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 1330/1904.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18160
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1330/1904.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/213841145

Samuel Smith 64321

M, #6432, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 24 October 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, 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 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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. 6432 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 December 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 February 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8475 on 4 October 1865.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny as a servant and sentenced to 3 years on 4 October 1865 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 April 1868 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 25 May 1869 at Western Australia.2 
LeftSamuel Smith 6432 left the colony for Victoria on 7 November 1873.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony 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/3751016

George Saunders 64331

M, #6433, b. 1836, d. 19 September 1865
Name-Change George Saunders 6433 was also known as George Tye 6433. 

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 19 September 1865 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 20 September 1865 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to rob and sentenced to 6 years on 22 October 1860 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6433 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has the wrong death date. 

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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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043249546/view
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2952/1865.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

James William Shepherd 64341

M, #6434, b. 1842
Name-Change James William Shepherd 6434 was also known as Anthony Marley 6434. 

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 6 years on 26 July 1860 at Maidstone, Kent, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; moulder 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. 6434 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames William Shepherd 6434 left the colony by escaping circa 1865.2 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited21 Nov 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. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002

John Smith 64351

M, #6435, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 20 years on 3 January 1861 at Maidstone, 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 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 Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6435 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 November 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 February 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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

Henry Smith 64361

M, #6436, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 7 years on 1 August 1859 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; mechanic 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. 6436 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 April 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 May 1875 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited29 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.

Thomas Smith 64371

M, #6437, b. 1834, d. 7 July 1922
Name-Change Thomas Smith 6437 was also known as Thomas Brown 6437. 

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 7 July 1922 at York, Western Australia, result of a burning accident.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 7 July 1922 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 21 June 1860 at Bolton, 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 nailer; 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6437 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 May 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 June 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited3 Feb 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/209866006
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 7100012/1922.
  4. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  5. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.

Robert Simpson 64381

M, #6438, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 11 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 bootcloser 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. 6438 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 June 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 May 1870 at Western Australia.1 
LeftRobert Simpson 6438 left the colony for N.S.W. per Chrysolite on 2 August 1873.1,2 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited8 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/…

William Sherry 64391

M, #6439, b. 1833, d. 5 January 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 5 January 1888 at Fremantle, Western Australia, heart failure caused by exposure and exhaustion.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 18 February 1861 at Manchester, 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 bootcloser 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. 6439 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 February 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 26 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1888 pg 9.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66082017
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 31/1888.

John Simmonds 64401

M, #6440, b. 1835
Name-Change John Simmonds 6440 was also known as John Simmons 6440. 
Name-Change John Simmonds 6440 was also known as John Symmons 6440.1 

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John Simmonds 6440 (Photo: Aust Last Convicts SROWA 4173/2)
BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny 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 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6440 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 January 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 May 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 9643 on 2 October 1867.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 3 years on 2 October 1867 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 March 1870 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 October 1870 at Western Australia.2 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10126 on 8 January 1874.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 3 years on 8 January 1874 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.4 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 September 1876 at Western Australia.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 January 1878 at Western Australia.5 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10303 on 7 July 1881.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny of a horse and sentenced to 10 years on 7 July 1881 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 September 1893 at Western Australia.7 
Bio The publication "The Tales of a Silk Weaver .." is about him.

He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts."8,9 
Research CWA has the wrong term for his 1881 conviction. 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited14 Dec 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65963262
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register for Nos 9599-10128 cont. (R16)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3748689
  7. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register for Various Nos 3844-10604 (R23)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  8. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 57.
  9. [S239] Loreley A Morling, The tale of a silkweaver and carpenter : John Simmons from Somerset.

Solomon Towers 6441

M, #6441, b. 1819, d. 26 April 1881

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
DeathHe died on 26 April 1881 at Bunbury, Western Australia, committed suicide while insane.2,3,4 
Name-Variation Solomon Towers 6441 was also known as Solomon Stowers 6441.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to life on 5 December 1860 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, 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 married 6 children 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. 6441 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 August 1874 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has the wrong death date. 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited8 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1881 pg 75.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2984977
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 10854/1881.

John Sullivan 64421

M, #6442, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft & robbery and sentenced to 7 years on 7 March 1859 at Clerkenwell, 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 labourer on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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. 6442 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 March 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited28 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.

Jeremiah Scanlan 64431

M, #6443, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years on 19 March 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 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. 6443 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 March 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 August 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 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.

Thomas Stevenson 64441

M, #6444, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 7 years on 28 February 1861 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a striker on 9 June 1862.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D left side 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. 6444 on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 November 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 13 July 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited24 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/…

John Shanegan 64451

M, #6445, b. 1840
Name-Change John Shanegan 6445 was also known as John Boyle 6445. 

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BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 7 years on 28 February 1861 at Winchester, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason 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. 6445 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 October 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Shanegan 6445 left the colony for S.A. per Pera on 4 January 1875.1,2 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
West AustAlbany Related
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. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James Slim 64461

M, #6446, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of cutting & wounding and sentenced to life on 14 December 1860 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 children as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wheelwright 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. 6446 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 March 1865 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Slim 6446 left the colony for S.A. per Alfred Hawley on 13 September 1883.1,2 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1883 pg 156.

Job Shenton 64471

M, #6447, b. 1828, d. 31 December 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 31 December 1887 at Guildford, Western Australia, breaking of a blood vessel in the brain caused by a blow to the head when he fell off his horse 3 days earlier.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 5 January 1888 at Guildford Cemetery, Guildford, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent and sentenced to 10 years on 14 December 1860 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.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. 6447 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 February 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 April 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited29 Mar 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1888 pg 9.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76473055
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 59/1888.
  5. [S259] Ruth Andrews, Guildford Burials.

Benjamin Sumerfield 64481

M, #6448, b. 1834, d. 1884

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died in 1884 at Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 12 December 1860 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brazier 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. 6448 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 November 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 June 1873 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12596/1884.

Robert Stewart 64491

M, #6449, b. 1830, d. 4 July 1900

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 4 July 1900 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; WES AA 209.2 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to 7 years on 28 April 1859 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 9 June 1862.1 
OccupationRecorded as a screw cutter 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. 6449 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 August 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 July 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
Last Edited28 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. [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: 1747/1900.

Thomas Sampey 64501

M, #6450, b. 1833, d. 4 March 1897

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 4 March 1897 at Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Skinner Street Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of violence to a superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 8 years on 22 October 1860 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 9 June 1862. Married Eliza Harris.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker; soldier on 9 June 1862.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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. 6450 on 9 June 1862.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 August 1863 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 February 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 November 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Bio You can find out more about him at Crimean War Veterans in Western Australia

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ShipNorwood Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Crimean War Veteran
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. [S44] Alma & Skinner St Burial Records, online https://fremantle.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/MSGTRN/WPAC/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 844/1897.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/206305403/thomas-sampey