William Abbott 6501

M, #6501, b. 1837, d. 2 November 1896
Name-Change William Abbott 6501 was also known as John Johnson 6501. 

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BirthHe was born in 1837 at Lancashire, England
DeathHe died on 2 November 1896 at Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 3 November 1896 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 14 May 1861 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6501 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 March 1865 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 January 1868 at Western Australia

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Last Edited27 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18669
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 907/1896.

James Anderson 6502

M, #6502, b. 1810

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BirthHe was born in 1810. 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 2 July 1861 at Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a horse dealer on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6502 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 October 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 June 1869 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 12 December 1878 at Western Australia
LeftJames Anderson 6502 left the colony for England per Charlotte Padbury on 4 January 1879.1 

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Last Edited4 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1879 pg 16.

Alfred Brown 6503

M, #6503, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831. 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 10 years on 8 July 1861 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 children as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a bookbinder on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6503 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 December 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 May 1867 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 August 1871 at Western Australia

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Richard Boulton 6504

M, #6504, b. 1823, d. 17 September 1865
Name-Change Richard Boulton 6504 was also known as Robert Bolton 6504. 

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BirthHe was born in 1823. 
DeathHe died on 17 September 1865 at Geraldton, Western Australia, hepatitis.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 17 September 1865 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 26 March 1859 at Chester, Cheshire, England
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6504 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 March 1865 at Western Australia

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Last Edited22 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2975/1865.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=16141
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2039901840/view

John Brown 6505

M, #6505, b. 1840
Name-Change John Brown 6505 was also known as Jenkin Jones 6505. 

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BirthHe was born in 1840. 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to 15 years on 15 March 1861 at Bodmin, Cornwall, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6505 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 August 1871 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 October 1875 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 January 1877 at Western Australia
LeftJohn Brown 6505 left the colony for S.A. per Rob Roy on 19 March 1879.1 

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Last Edited21 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

George Bennett 6506

M, #6506, b. 1832, d. 15 March 1885

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BirthHe was born in 1832. 
DeathHe died on 15 March 1885 at York, Western Australia, died in hospital.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 15 March 1885 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 7 years on 28 February 1861 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6506 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 January 1864 at Western Australia

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Last Edited29 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/148586705
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13086/1885.
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  4. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.

Thomas Brown 6507

M, #6507, b. 1838
Name-Change Thomas Brown 6507 was also known as John Cooper 6507. 

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BirthHe was born in 1838. 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding and sentenced to 10 years on 7 August 1858 at Lancaster, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6507 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 February 1866 at Western Australia

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John Blunt 6508

M, #6508, b. 1839, d. 1919

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Parents His parents were William Blunt & Mary Anne Lloyd.1 
BirthHe was born in 1839. 
DeathHe died in 1919 at Claremont, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 15 March 1861 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; seaman on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6508 on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 November 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 June 1866 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 June 1869 at Western Australia

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Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 100309/1919.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 100309/1919.

Charles Franklin Barlow 6509

M, #6509, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841. 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering a forged note and sentenced to 8 years on 21 March 1861 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a clerk on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6509 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 February 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 April 1867 at Western Australia
Research CWA has the wrong trial date. 

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William Booth 6510

M, #6510, b. 1840

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BirthHe was born in 1840. 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 3 October 1861 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6510 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 October 1864 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 October 1869 at Western Australia

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Patrick Bryan 6511

M, #6511, b. 1813

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BirthHe was born in 1813. 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 1 May 1861 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a miller on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6511 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 November 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 March 1867 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 31 January 1871 at Western Australia

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William Burns 6512

M, #6512, b. 1820
Name-Change William Burns 6512 was also known as Benjamin Bennett 6512. 
Name-Change William Burns 6512 was also known as John Taylor 6512. 

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BirthHe was born in 1820. 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 8 years on 20 March 1861 at Newington, Surrey, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6512 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 January 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 May 1867 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 May 1869 at Western Australia

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John Buchanan 6513

M, #6513, b. 1837, d. 28 March 1879
Name-Change John Buchanan 6513 was also known as Thomas Mainwaring 6513. 

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Thomas Mainwaring 6513 (Photo: Kim O'Connor)
BirthHe was born in 1837. 
DeathHe died on 28 March 1879 at Bunbury, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried at Bunbury Pioneer Cemetery, Bunbury, Western Australia.3
ConvictedConvicted of coining and sentenced to 14 years on 12 December 1861 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6513 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 December 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 September 1871 at Western Australia
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online

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Last Edited29 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65956786
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 10086/1879. Recorded as Thomas Mainwaring.
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/220570419/…

William Byrne 6514

M, #6514, b. 1838, d. 27 August 1882

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BirthHe was born in 1838. 
DeathHe died on 27 August 1882 at Geraldton, Western Australia, apoplexy due to excess of alcohol.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 28 August 1882 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 4 years on 15 October 1861 at Marlborough, Wiltshire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6514 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 February 1864 at Western Australia
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 14 October 1865. 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 16 October 1865 at Western Australia

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MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited29 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11448/1882.
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1882 pg 150.
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19034

William Bozward 6515

M, #6515, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817. 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 10 years on 1 July 1861 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 children as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6515 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 October 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 March 1870 at Western Australia

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Hugh Burnside 6516

M, #6516, b. 1837, d. 24 July 1873

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BirthHe was born in 1837 at Ireland
DeathHe died on 24 July 1873 at Champion Bay, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 21 years on 3 March 1856 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a tinman on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6516 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 February 1869 at Western Australia

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MultipleTransported Twice
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Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6708/1873.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=16309

Hugh Brown 6517

M, #6517, b. 1824, d. 6 July 1880

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BirthHe was born in 1824. 
DeathHe died on 6 July 1880 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 6 years on 4 March 1861 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a carter on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6517 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 June 1864 at Western Australia
ExpiredHis sentence expired in January 1868 at Western Australia

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Citations

  1. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 10546/1880.
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1880 pg 113.

George Bryce 6518

M, #6518, b. 1836
Name-Change George Bryce 6518 was also known as Robert Wilson 6518. 
Name-Change George Bryce 6518 was also known as George Bryer 6518. 

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BirthHe was born in 1836. 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 23 April 1861 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a hatter on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6518 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 August 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 December 1868 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 June 1873 at Western Australia

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John Burns 6519

M, #6519, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838. 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 8 years on 26 September 1861 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; joiner on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6519 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 October 1864 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 October 1871 at Western Australia

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John Burns 6520

M, #6520, b. 1844
Name-Change John Burns 6520 was also known as James Burns 6520. 

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BirthHe was born in 1844 at Ireland
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 8 years on 1 October 1861 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a sailor on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6520 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 March 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 November 1868 at Western Australia

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Peter Brehant 6521

M, #6521, b. 1829, d. 14 April 1885
Name-Change Peter Brehant 6521 was also known as Peter Brehaut 6521. 

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BirthHe was born in 1829. 
DeathHe died on 14 April 1885 at Albany, Western Australia, aged 50.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 2 June 1859 at St Helier, Jersey. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6521 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 April 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 May 1869 at Western Australia
Bio Mentioned in "Rica's Stories"

Mentioned in the Dempsters.2,3 
Research The death date in CWA is wrong (typo?) 

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Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13111/1885.
  2. [S38] Lenore Layman, Rica's Stories, pgs 141 144-5.
  3. [S235] Rica Erickson, The Dempsters, 139, 143-4, 236.

Henry Burridge 6522

M, #6522, b. 1816, d. 26 November 1892

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BirthHe was born in 1816. 
DeathHe died on 26 November 1892 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 27 November 1892 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & theft and sentenced to 21 years on 5 September 1861 at St Helier, Jersey. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6522 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 July 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 February 1874 at Western Australia
Bio Mentioned in "Sand & Stone ..."5 

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
Last Edited27 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66308970
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 901/1892.
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/index.php/explore/…
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/202398440/…
  5. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 193.

Joseph Baldwin 6523

M, #6523, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834. 
ConvictedConvicted of mutinous behaviour (Court Martial) and sentenced to life on 29 September 1860 at Dinapore, India
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a bricklayer; soldier on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6523 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 November 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 January 1873 at Western Australia
Research CWA has wrong trial place. 

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited5 Nov 2023

Joseph Barrett 6524

M, #6524, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837. 
ConvictedConvicted of rape (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 3 October 1860 at Wellington Barracks, Madras, India
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a dyer; soldier on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6524 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 August 1865 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 31 May 1880 at Western Australia
Bio He is mentioned in "Country Cavalcade .."1 

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited7 Mar 2024

Citations

  1. [S256] Judith Parnell, Country Cavalcade - A History of the Shire of Tambellup, pg 48.

James Boallen 6525

M, #6525, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838. 
ConvictedConvicted of mutinous behaviour (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 15 October 1860 at Dinapore, India
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 31 December 1862. 
TransportedTransported to WA on the York arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 31 December 1862. He had been collected from Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6525 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 June 1865 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 11 May 1877 at Western Australia
LeftJames Boallen 6525 left the colony for S.A. per Otway on 10 May 1879.1 
Research CWA has wrong trial place. 

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited5 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…