Eli Prim 78261

M, #7826, b. 1841, d. 5 May 1918

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. ANG BC 58.2 
DeathHe died on 5 May 1918 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 6 October 1862 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a Lithograph printer on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 May 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 February 1878 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. [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: 100438/1918.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/57992708

James Rankin 78271

M, #7827, b. 1840

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BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 6 years on 14 August 1862 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; shoemaker on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 July 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 31 July 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 2 December 1868 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Rankin 7827 left the colony for N.S.W per Talbot on 19 October 1872.1,2 

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

William Nichol Rayne 78281

M, #7828, b. 1837, d. 23 March 1908

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. RC BB 168.2 
DeathHe died on 23 March 1908 at Claremont, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 15 October 1862 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a bricklayer on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 August 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 18 December 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited3 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. [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: 1600040/1908.

James Raftree 78291

M, #7829, b. 1836, d. 9 September 1899

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 9 September 1899 at Lawlers, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of desertion & taking necessories (Court Martial) and sentenced to 6 years on 3 December 1861 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a basketmaker; soldier on 13 April 1864.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Scar over left eye, ditto right cheek bone, letter D left side on 13 April 1864.4 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 October 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 2 December 1867 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
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. [S22] Outback Family History, online www.outbackfamilyhistory.com.au/, https://www.outbackfamilyhistory.com.au/records/record.php
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1370/1899.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Estimates and Convict Lists (128/1 - 32)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Thomas Redshaw 78301

M, #7830, b. 1842, d. 31 August 1887

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
DeathHe died on 31 August 1887 at Gordon River, Albany, Western Australia, found dead with gunshot wound.1,2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 24 November 1862 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 June 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 December 1882 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
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, Inquest 1887 pg 155.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 509/1887.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3766442
  5. [S286] Albany Death Recoprds 1848-1888, online familysearch.og, Image 14
    https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details

George Reeves 78311

M, #7831, b. 1835
Name-Change George Reeves 7831 was also known as Alfred Cotton 7831.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 6 January 1862 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carriage fitter on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 February 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 April 1874 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited3 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.

James Reilly 78321

M, #7832, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 8 years on 15 September 1862 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 July 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 April 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 October 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited3 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.

George Rhodes 78331

M, #7833, b. 1841, d. 8 September 1921

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George Rhodes 7833 (Photo: SROWA Cons 4173/1)
Parents His parents were George Rhodes & Sarah Fellows.2 
BirthHe was born in 1841 at England.1 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia. ANG DC 159.3 
DeathHe died on 8 September 1921 at Claremont, Western Australia.3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a box and sentenced to 7 years on 6 October 1862 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 5 October 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 May 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts."5 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 101198/1921.
  3. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 101198/1921.
  5. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 50.

George Roberts 78341

M, #7834, b. 1843

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George Roberts 7834 (Photo: SROWA Cons 4173/10)
BirthHe was born in 1843.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 19 January 1863 at Newington, Surrey, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 October 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 26 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a coat and sentenced to 5 years on 3 October 1883 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.2 
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts."3 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited29 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65937530
  3. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 53.

George Robinson 78351

M, #7835, b. 1836, d. 4 February 1897

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
DeathHe died on 4 February 1897 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried on 5 February 1897 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 7 years on 5 January 1863 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a fustian cutter on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 November 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 December 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 January 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1897 pg 52.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1255/1897.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/252770396
  5. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18653

William Ridsdale 78361

M, #7836, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 15 years on 11 December 1862 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 April 1864.1,2 
OccupationRecorded as a confectioner on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 August 1872 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 December 1877 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
Last Edited4 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. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054397140/view

Thomas Rose 78371

M, #7837, b. 1833, d. 23 September 1871
Name-Change Thomas Rose 7837 was also known as Thomas Fitzgerald 7837.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 23 September 1871 at timber camp, Rockingham, Western Australia, natural causes.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 15 October 1862 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 June 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited4 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Peter Rourke 78381

M, #7838, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony (Court Martial) and sentenced to 6 years on 26 August 1862 at Bangalore, India. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tanner and currier; soldier on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 April 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 January 1873 at Western Australia.1,2 
LeftPeter Rourke 7838 left the colony for S.A. per Emily Smith on 10 October 1876.1 

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LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
MultipleTransported Twice
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited4 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. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazette 1877 pg 12.

William Rowlands 78391

M, #7839, b. 1839, d. 26 December 1874

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
BurialHe was buried on 26 December 1874 at Irwin Cemetery, Dongara, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 26 December 1874 at Dongara, Western Australia, suicide.1,3,4,2 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted murder and sentenced to life on 23 December 1862 at Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cloth weaver on 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 May 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database 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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=14508
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 8207/1874.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Charles Rutter 78401

M, #7840, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of possession of housebreaking tools and sentenced to 10 years on 6 October 1862 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; bailiff on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 August 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 February 1873 at Western Australia.1 
LeftCharles Rutter 7840 left the colony for England per Helena Mena on 5 January 1887.1,2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited12 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, 1887 pg 28.

Thomas Ryan 78411

M, #7841, b. 1835, d. 22 October 1882

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 22 October 1882 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia, in Asylum from 1873.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a coat and sentenced to 8 years on 21 July 1862 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter on 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11536/1882.

John Scott 78421

M, #7842, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 6 years on 12 July 1862 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a pudler on 13 April 1864.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: D left side, scar right side forehead, J S and sun left arm on 13 April 1864.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 April 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 April 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 27 October 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Branded D for Deserter
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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Estimates and Convict Lists (128/1 - 32)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Joseph Shields 78431

M, #7843, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836 at County Tyrone, Ireland.1 
ConvictedConvicted of insubordination (Court Martial) and sentenced to 11 years on 5 March 1862 at Bombay, India.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor; soldier on 13 April 1864.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Letter D left side, scar on top of head on 13 April 1864.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 March 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 19 May 1874 at Western Australia.1 

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MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Branded D for Deserter
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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Estimates and Convict Lists (128/1 - 32)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Charles Henry Shires 78441

M, #7844, b. 1842, d. 31 October 1901

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
DeathHe died on 31 October 1901 at Northampton, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 2 November 1901 at Northampton Old Catholic Cemetery, Northampton, Western Australia.5,2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 28 August 1862 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 September 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 December 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
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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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=15640
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/258554244
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1652/1901.
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/230038277/…

James Shepherd 78451

M, #7845, b. 1842

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 6 years on 12 July 1862 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a pudler on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 April 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 September 1868 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Shepherd 7845 left the colony for Mauritius per Eagle Wing on 16 October 1877.1,2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database 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. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazette 1878 pg 130.

Francis Stephen Simpson 78461

M, #7846, b. 1830, d. 1 January 1869

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 1 January 1869 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, typhoid.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery and sentenced to 20 years on 18 August 1862 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wine merchant on 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Research #7846 & #7847 are not brothers. They have different mothers. 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
UpdatesPage Updates
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited24 May 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. [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/…
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 104113/1869. Recorded as Francis Stephen Simpson.

Thomas Simpson 78471

M, #7847, b. 1843, d. 6 November 1885

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BirthHe was born in 1843.1 
DeathHe died on 6 November 1885 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 6 years on 3 March 1862 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; gardener on 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 December 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 26 January 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "F.F.B. Wittenoom ..."5 
Research #7846 & #7847 are not brothers. They have different mothers. 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
UpdatesPage Updates
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited24 May 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, Inquest 1885 pg 185.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13564/1886.
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  5. [S63] Catherine Cameron, Frederick Francis Burdett Wittenoom Pastoral Pioneer & Explorer 1855-1939, pgs 15, 51-52.

William Slaney 78481

M, #7848, b. 1836

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BirthHe was born in 1836.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 8 years on 5 January 1863 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 February 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 11 July 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Slaney 7848 left the colony for England per Zephyr on 14 January 1875.1 
Bio Mentioned in "The Hampton Hotel Diary."2 

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ConvictsClara II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited19 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. [S145] Gary Martin, The Hampton Hotel Diary, pg 47.

Charles Smith 78491

M, #7849, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault with intent to rob and sentenced to 10 years on 14 October 1862 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 children as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonemason on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 March 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 17 July 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 31 October 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftCharles Smith 7849 left the colony for Venice per S.S. Assam on 9 October 1878.1,2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited12 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. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazette 1879 pg 12.

Charles Smith 78501

M, #7850, b. 1842

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 6 years on 6 March 1862 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 13 April 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 13 April 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 13 April 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Clara II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 13 April 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 December 1864 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 September 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database 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.