Henry Jones 7261

M, #726, b. 1829, d. 12 September 1851

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died on 12 September 1851 at at sea on voyage.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person and sentenced to 7 years on 21 November 1848 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 21 July 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 21 July 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a none on 21 July 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden leaving from Plymouth, Devon, England, on 21 July 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison. He died on the journey.1 

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  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.

Daniel Trainer 7271

M, #727, b. 1830
Name-Change Daniel Trainer 727 was also known as Daniel Traner 727.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 5 December 1848 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 21 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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

John Bonsor 7281

M, #728, b. 1826, d. 16 September 1899
Name-Change John Bonsor 728 was also known as John Bonser 728.1 

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Parents His father was John Bonser & Mary.2,3 
BirthHe was born in 1826 at Whitwick, Leicester, England.1,3 
BaptismHe was baptised on 26 July 1826 at Primitive Methodist, Whitwick, Leicester, England, His parents were John Bonser & Mary.3 
MarrHe married Margaret Burke on 5 October 1853 at Perth, Western Australia.4 
DeathHe died on 16 September 1899 at Northam, Western Australia.1,5,6 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia. Sadly the headstone is no longer in place at the cemetery. It also appears to have the wrong death date.7,8
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 1 January 1849 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brickmaker on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851. Son of John.9 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 1 January 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Bio John Bonser's life is detailed in the publication "A Place to Call Home"

He is also detailed in Norfolk Poacher

John gets a mention on pg 145 of Rica's Stories.5,10,11

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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: 1438/1899.
  3. [S37] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 548/1853.
  5. [S47] Patsy Bonser & Danielle Bonser Deborah Bonser, Bonser.
  6. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1438/1899.
  7. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/225712148/john-bonser
  8. [S40] Northam Cemetery, online northamcemetery.atwebpages.com/.
  9. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller - General to the Colonial Secretary (C19-C21) No. 491 (frame 421) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  10. [S43] Bevan Carter, Norfolk Poacher, pg 275-276.
  11. [S38] Lenore Layman, Rica's Stories, pg 145.

John Pickering 7291

M, #729, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 1 January 1849 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a horse hair weaver on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 December 1853 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Pickering 729 left the colony for SA per S.S. Balcutha on 6 August 1864.1,2 

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LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
Last Edited22 Jul 2023

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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 Powell 7301

M, #730, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 1 January 1849 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited23 Feb 2022

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  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 Thomas 7311

M, #731, b. 1819

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 2 January 1849 at Bodmin, Cornwall, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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

John Wort 7321

M, #732, b. 1828, d. 20 January 1883

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 20 January 1883 at Albany, Western Australia, cart accident.1,2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 2 January 1849 at Winchester, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 January 1866 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited30 Apr 2024

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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, 1883 pg 18.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11638/1883.
  4. [S285] Albany Burial Recoprds 1848-1944, online familysearch.og, Image 12
    https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details
  5. [S286] Albany Death Recoprds 1848-1888, online familysearch.og, Image 11
    https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details

John Knapp 7331

M, #733, b. 1827, d. 5 May 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
BurialHe was buried on 5 May 1888 at Greenough Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 5 May 1888 at Greenough, Western Australia.3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny as a servant and sentenced to 7 years on 2 January 1849 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brewer on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in March 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited8 May 2023

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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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=4916
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 323/1888.

William Rollins 7341

M, #734, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 3 January 1849 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.2 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 2 January 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Worked in the Murray District on TOL in 1855.3 

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Last Edited26 Jun 2023

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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, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller - General to the Colonial Secretary (C19-C21) No. 330 (frame 377) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S185] Ronald Richards, The Murray District of WA, pg 266.

Henry Wickham 7351

M, #735, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7 years on 4 January 1849 at Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."2 

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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. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 244.

Charles Hulme 7361

M, #736, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7 years on 23 October 1848 at Salford, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in April 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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  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.

Edwin Gatehouse 7371

M, #737, b. 1819, d. 16 March 1867

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
BurialHe was buried at Toodyay Cemetery, Toodyay, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 16 March 1867 at Berkshire Valley, Western Australia, machine injury.1,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 23 October 1848 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a salesman on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 October 1853 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of sodomy and sentenced to life on 5 July 1854 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6,7 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted in March 1862 at Western Australia. Attached image is from the Toodyay TOL CD 721/31.6,8
Bio This story of the life of Edwin Gatehouse is courtesy of Margaret Weston, Sydney.

Edwin's story is also detailed in "The Carceral Colony" pgs 136-139

He is mentioned in "The Plateau, The Plain and the Coast."9,10,11

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Last Edited15 Jul 2023

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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. [S42] Toodyay Cemeteries Database - Brian R Chambers,Northam, WA.
  3. [S86] Convict Records, online Convict Records.com.au, https://convictrecords.com.au/convicts/gatehouse/edwin/…
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, VICTORIA: PLAINS. (1867, May 10). The Perth Gazette and West Australian Times (WA : 1864 - 1874), p. 2. Retrieved February 8, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3753497
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3448/1867.
  6. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3175337
  8. [S213] Ticket of Leave, Toodyay TOL Register 721/31, Pg 7R (pdf 373).
  9. [S98] Jenny Gregory and Louis Marshall, The Carceral Colony.
  10. [S88] Margaret Weston,Sydney, NSW.
  11. [S184] John McGuire and Garrick Moore Margaret McConnell, The Plateau, The Plain and The Coast A History of Dandaragan, pg 32.

Joseph Davenport 7381

M, #738, b. 1833, d. 16 March 1899

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Parents His father was Richard Avery Davenport.2 
BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 16 March 1899 at Lower Blackwood, Western Australia.3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of carnal knowledge and sentenced to 7 years on 22 July 1848 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
OccupationRecorded as a silk twister on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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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: 20/1899.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/149772438
  4. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1899 pg 98.
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 20/1899.

Joseph Moss 7391

M, #739, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 12 August 1848 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 August 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Harvey History Online has his story. 

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

John Wilson 7401

M, #740, b. 1816, d. 6 February 1852

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BirthHe was born in 1816.1 
DeathHe died on 6 February 1852 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, paralysis.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion (Court Martial) and sentenced to 7 years on 12 September 1848 at Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 14 October 1851.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Letter D on left side on 14 October 1851.3 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 14 October 1851.1 

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MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited20 May 2023

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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-2034223268/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

George Murray 7411

M, #741, b. 1808

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BirthHe was born in 1808.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 12 October 1848 at Bolton, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited27 Mar 2022

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  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 Bradfield 7421

M, #742, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 23 October 1848 at Newington, Surrey, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a smith on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 22 October 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited20 Feb 2022

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  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 Thomas 7431

M, #743, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 23 October 1848 at Plymouth, Devon, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851. Son of Benjamin & Joan nee Rich.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 14 October 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 22 October 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkHe appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Henry Thomas (himself).2 

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West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited29 Mar 2022

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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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

John Wendon 7441

M, #744, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 28 November 1848 at Chelmsford, Essex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher & stock keeper on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in September 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited31 Mar 2022

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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 Dover 7451

M, #745, b. 1819, d. 1893

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
DeathHe died in 1893 at Perth, Western Australia, reg: 594/1893.2 
ConvictedConvicted of fraud and sentenced to 7 years on 17 October 1848 at Cockermouth, Cumbria, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 30.6.1854.1,3 
OccupationRecorded as a nailer on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 February 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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Last Edited9 Dec 2022

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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.
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2036170093/view

Henry Offer 7461

M, #746, b. 1829, d. 25 August 1913

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Henry Offer 746 (Photo: raysandi1)
Parents His parents were James Offer & Charlotte.2 
BirthHe was born in 1829 at Somerset, England.1,3 
DeathHe died on 25 August 1913 at Benger, Western Australia.4,5 
BurialHe was buried at Bunbury Cemetery, Bunbury, Western Australia. Ang D 211.3
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 2 January 1849 at Devizes, Wiltshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom & carter on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851. Married C Tuohy.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 December 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMinden Convict Index
Last Edited8 May 2023

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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: 6600117/1913.
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/180469945/henry-offer
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, Obituary. (1913, August 26). Southern Times (Bunbury, WA : 1888 - 1916), p. 5. Retrieved February 8, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article158870189
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 6600117/1913.

Thomas Yarwood 7471

M, #747, b. 1819, d. 25 May 1877
Name-Change Thomas Yarwood 747 was also known as Thomas Yardwood 747.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1819 at Cheshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 25 May 1877 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried on 26 May 1877 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 12 August 1848 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 12 August 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."4 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited1 Feb 2024

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Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au.
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  4. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 258.

James Linklater 7481

M, #748, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft and sentenced to 7 years on 28 September 1848 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a flax dresser on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 May 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMinden Convict Index
Last Edited21 Feb 2022

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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.

Jesse Fisher 7491

M, #749, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829 at West Bromich, Staffordshire, England.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of horse stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 17 October 1848 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a bricklayer's labourer on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 December 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."3 

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ShipMinden Convict Index
Last Edited31 Jan 2024

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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. [S92] Bedford & Luton Gaol Register, online apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/, https://apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/detail.aspx?id=8646
  3. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 85.

William Kefford 7501

M, #750, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 17 October 1848 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 14 October 1851.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 14 October 1851.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1851 at Western Australia.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Minden arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 14 October 1851. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 14 October 1851.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in April 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMinden Convict Index
Last Edited27 Mar 2022

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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.