John Thompson 6751

M, #6751, b. 1836
Name-Change John Thompson 6751 was also known as John Thomsom 6751. 

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BirthHe was born in 1836. 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing from the person and sentenced to 10 years on 2 December 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; 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 Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6751 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 May 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 December 1870 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 July 1873 at Western Australia

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John Turner 6752

M, #6752, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834. 
ConvictedConvicted of possession of house breaking equipment and sentenced to 7 years on 14 October 1861 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a mason 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. 6752 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 May 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 April 1867 at Western Australia

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Last Edited4 Nov 2023

Valentine Trew 6753

M, #6753, b. 1839, d. 22 July 1931
Name-Change Valentine Trew 6753 was also known as Henry Thomas 6753. 

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BirthHe was born in 1839 at Wales
DeathHe died on 22 July 1931 at Kingston on Thames, Surrey, England
BurialHe was buried at Kingston Cemetery and Crematorium, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England.1 
ConvictedConvicted of possession of a coin mould and sentenced to 10 years on 28 March 1861 at Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales. 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 clerk 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. 6753 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 May 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 2 November 1868 at Western Australia
LeftValentine Trew 6753 left the colony for Mauritius circa 1870. 

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Last Edited30 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/207825004/…

Samuel Thomas 6754

M, #6754, b. 1836, d. 25 February 1866

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BirthHe was born in 1836. 
DeathHe died on 25 February 1866 at Gwalla Mine, Northampton, Western Australia, accidently killed at Gwalla mine.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 6 March 1861 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a miner; clerk 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. 6754 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 February 1864 at Western Australia

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited30 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3156/1866.
  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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2043249546/view

Edward Thompson 6755

M, #6755, b. 1827, d. 10 November 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1827. 
DeathHe died on 10 November 1870 at Eticup, Broomehill, Western Australia, found dead near Eticup.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 16 September 1861 at Newington, Surrey, England. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher; clerk 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. 6755 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 April 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 July 1870 at Western Australia

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Last Edited27 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4826/1870.

Richard Turvey 6756

M, #6756, b. 1817, d. 19 November 1868

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BirthHe was born in 1817. 
DeathHe died on 19 November 1868 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, disability aged 50.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 8 years on 9 April 1861 at Worcester, Worcestershire, 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 glass blower 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. 6756 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 May 1864 at Western Australia

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Last Edited24 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4054/1868.
  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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Register of Admissions and Discharges From Hospital, 1857 - 1886 https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2046065301/view

David Thornley 6757

M, #6757, b. 1837, d. 8 January 1914
Name-Change David Thornley 6757 was also known as David Marr 6757. 

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Parents His father was Robert Marr.1 
BirthHe was born in 1837. 
DeathHe died on 8 January 1914 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; PRES DA 206.2 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 8 years on 20 May 1861 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
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 Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6757 on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 June 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 November 1867 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 26 August 1869 at Western Australia

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Last Edited28 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 1600009/1914.
  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: 1600009/1914.

Robert Thomson 6758

M, #6758, b. 1828, d. 24 March 1901
Name-Change Robert Thomson 6758 was also known as Robert Thompson 6758. 

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Robert Thompson 6758 (Photo: Aust Last Convicts SROWA 4173/2)
BirthHe was born in 1828. 
DeathHe died on 24 March 1901 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 24 March 1901 at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG CC 103.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 10 September 1861 at Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a flax dresser 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. 6758 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 March 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 September 1870 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 June 1872 at Western Australia
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts."4 

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Last Edited28 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1802/1901.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/24729087
  4. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 66.

John Henry Venn 6759

M, #6759, b. 1827, d. 26 May 1910

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John Venn 6759 (Photo: Aust Last Convicts SROWA 4173/5)
BirthHe was born in 1827 at Somerset, England
DeathHe died on 26 May 1910 at Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG DC 11.1 
ConvictedConvicted of uttering forged notes and sentenced to 10 years on 21 March 1861 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a servant 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. 6759 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 May 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 March 1870 at Western Australia
ConvictedConvicted of forging & uttering a cheque and sentenced to 10 years on 8 November 1872 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.4 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10084 on 8 November 1872.5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 May 1877 at Western Australia.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 November 1882 at Western Australia.5 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10387 on 19 December 1887.5 
ConvictedConvicted of obtaining money by false pretences and sentenced to 3 years on 19 December 1887 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 December 1889 at Western Australia.7 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 December 1890 at Western Australia.7 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10451 on 28 December 1892.5 
ConvictedConvicted of passing a forged cheque and sentenced to 5 years on 28 December 1892 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.8 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 June 1896 at Western Australia.9 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 21 December 1897 at Western Australia.9 
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts."10 
Research CWA has the wrong convict no. for his first reconviction. 

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MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited5 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/57601884
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 100288/1910.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3748831
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  6. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Register of Colonial Prisoners For Nos 10133 - 10602, 1874 - 1902 (F2)
    https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66310695
  9. [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/…
  10. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 67.

Thomas Williams 6760

M, #6760, b. 1810

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BirthHe was born in 1810. 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & wounding and sentenced to 10 years on 31 January 1859 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a cutler smith 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 Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6760 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 March 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 October 1868 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 6 November 1872 at Western Australia
LeftThomas Williams 6760 left the colony for England per Daylight on 23 November 1876.1 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited22 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1877 pg 12.

Thomas Christopher Walker 6761

M, #6761, b. 1811

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BirthHe was born in 1811. 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 6 years on 26 November 1860 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver 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. 6761 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 September 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 November 1865 at Western Australia

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MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited19 Nov 2023

Charles Wright 6762

M, #6762, b. 1835, d. 30 November 1905

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Parents His parents were Charles Wright & Mary Elizabeth.1 
BirthHe was born in 1835 at Lambeth, Surrey, England
DeathHe died on 30 November 1905 at Australind, Western Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried at Bunbury Pioneer Catholic Cemetery, Bunbury, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of possession of a coin mould and sentenced to 15 years on 8 April 1861 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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. 6762 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 August 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 August 1871 at Western Australia
Research CWA death date is wrong. 

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Last Edited19 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2936/1905.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2936/1905.
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180481826/…

John Williams 6763

M, #6763, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831. 
ConvictedConvicted of church breaking and sentenced to 5 years on 6 May 1861 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a cabman; labourer 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. 6763 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 2 November 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 November 1865 at Western Australia

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Last Edited30 Nov 2023

Joseph Weaver 6764

M, #6764, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831. 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to 14 years on 12 December 1857 at Exeter, Devon, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker 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. 6764 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 March 1863 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 February 1872 at Western Australia
LeftJoseph Weaver 6764 left the colony for England per Daylight on 29 November 1877.1 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited19 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazettes 1878 pg 20.

Philip Windley 6765

M, #6765, b. 1833
Name-Change Philip Windley 6765 was also known as Phillip Windley 6765. 

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BirthHe was born in 1833. 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a coat & gloves and sentenced to 6 years on 5 January 1859 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer 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. 6765 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 February 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 January 1864 at Western Australia

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MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited21 Nov 2023

Robert Wilson 6766

M, #6766, b. 1836, d. 12 December 1905

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Robert Wilson 6766 (Photo: Thea Windsong)
Parents His parents were David Wilson & Maria Sarah Pago.1 
BirthHe was born in 1836. 
DeathHe died on 12 December 1905 at Mt Dick, York, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.4
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 21 May 1861 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a brushmaker 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. 6766 on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 March 1864 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 October 1866 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 February 1873 at Western Australia
Bio His story is told in "Norfolk Poacher."5 

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Last Edited2 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 1688/1905.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/211996491
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1688/1905.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/234107826/robert-wilson
  5. [S43] Bevan Carter, Norfolk Poacher, pgs 205-208.

Thomas White 6767

M, #6767, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832. 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to life on 27 March 1852 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason 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 Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6767 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 January 1864 at Western Australia

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Last Edited30 Nov 2023

William Wilson 6768

M, #6768, b. 1826, d. 30 November 1873

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BirthHe was born in 1826. 
DeathHe died on 30 November 1873 at Colonial Hospital, Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 6 years on 5 December 1860 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a bricklayer 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 Portsmouth prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6768 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 October 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 October 1865 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 1 July 1867 at Western Australia

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited30 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=16320
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6843/1873.

William Willey 6769

M, #6769, b. 1821, d. 29 May 1886

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BirthHe was born in 1821. 
DeathHe died on 29 May 1886 at Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 20 years on 8 August 1861 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 7 children as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a publican; dealer 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. 6769 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 April 1866 at Western Australia

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Last Edited27 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13543/1886.
  2. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1886 pg 96.

James Webb 6770

M, #6770, b. 1819

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BirthHe was born in 1819. 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 4 years on 7 January 1862 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He had been convicted previously. 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a brass founder 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. 6770 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 December 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 April 1865 at Western Australia
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 26 January 1866 at Western Australia
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8766 on 4 April 1866.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary & receiving and sentenced to 3 years on 4 April 1866 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 June 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 July 1869 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Webb 6770 left the colony for New Zealand on 25 August 1874. 

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited5 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3751188/722051

William Whitby 6771

M, #6771, b. 1836, d. 19 June 1920

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William Whitby 6771 (Photo: susannahmolloy)
Parents His father was Thomas Whitby.1 
BirthHe was born in 1836 at Essex, England
DeathHe died on 19 June 1920 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 20 June 1920 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 14 March 1859 at Maidstone, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously. 
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 Portland prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6771 on 31 December 1862. 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 September 1864 at Western Australia

Found in These Indexes

ConvictsYork Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited21 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 2900041/1920.
  2. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=3457
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2900041/1920.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66658251

John Webb 6772

M, #6772, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834. 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 15 years on 11 March 1861 at Maidstone, Kent, England
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried 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 Chatham prison. 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 6772 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 September 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 September 1871 at Western Australia

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
Last Edited19 Nov 2023

Barnard Wilmont 6773

M, #6773, b. 1844
Name-Change Barnard Wilmont 6773 was also known as Barnard Wilmnot 6773. 

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BirthHe was born in 1844. 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 15 years on 11 March 1861 at Maidstone, Kent, England
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 31 December 1862. 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer 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. 6773 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 June 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 February 1872 at Western Australia

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
Last Edited19 Nov 2023

Thomas Williams 6774

M, #6774, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834. 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 8 years on 4 December 1858 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 painter; shoemaker 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. 6774 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 February 1863 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 January 1866 at Western Australia

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited21 Nov 2023

William Wood 6775

M, #6775, b. 1830
Name-Change William Wood 6775 was also known as William Woods 6775. 

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BirthHe was born in 1830 at Lancashire, England
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 8 August 1860 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 brickmaker 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. 6775 on 31 December 1862. 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 May 1865 at Western Australia
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 August 1874 at Western Australia
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10225 on 2 January 1878.1 
ConvictedConvicted of housebreaking and sentenced to 5 years on 2 January 1878 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 
LeftWilliam Wood 6775 left the colony for Victoria per Franklin on 16 May 1885.3 

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ConvictsYork Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited1 Dec 2023

Citations

  1. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2978557
  3. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…