George Buncher 79261

M, #7926, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forging bank notes and sentenced to 25 years on 5 January 1863 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 3 children as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7926 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 January 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 5 January 1888 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
Last Edited10 Feb 2024

Citations

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

William Burnett 79271

M, #7927, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering bank notes and sentenced to 20 years on 5 January 1863 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a servant on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7927 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 January 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 January 1883 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 Feb 2024

Citations

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

George Blackburn 79281

M, #7928, b. 1835, d. 21 November 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 21 November 1888 at Tibradden, Western Australia, crushed between a cart and a gatepost.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 6 April 1863 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7928 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 July 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 August 1873 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 10133 on 3 July 1874.5 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery from the person and sentenced to 10 years on 3 July 1874 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited8 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1888 pg 210.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Register of Admissions and Discharges From Hospital, 1857 - 1886 (M32)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 628/1888.
  5. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/65962436

Cornelius Brassil 79291

M, #7929, b. 1841, d. 13 December 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1841 at Country Wexford, Ireland.1 
DeathHe died on 13 December 1870 at Bunbury, Western Australia, natural causes.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 12 years on 11 December 1862 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stonecutter on 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7929 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 February 1868 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4808/1870.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

John Bagshaw 79301

M, #7930, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 17 February 1863 at Nether Knutsford, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a painter; guilder on 12 September 1864.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Letter D left breast, cut upper lip, slightly pockpitted, mole left arm on 12 September 1864.2 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7930 on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 20 March 1873 at Western Australia.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 October 1876 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
MilitaryEx Military Convicted in a Civil Court
Branded D for Deserter
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [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 George Ball 79311

M, #7931, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 15 December 1862 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7931 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 August 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 15 June 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

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

William Brown 79321

M, #7932, b. 1837, d. 16 September 1884
Name-Change William Brown 7932 was also known as James Welch 7932. 

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
DeathHe died on 16 September 1884 at Dale River, Beverley, Western Australia, shot by police in the execution of their duty.2,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of arson of barn & stacks and sentenced to 20 years on 15 July 1862 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gardener on 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7932 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 March 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Legal Executions"

Mentioned in "The Brand on his Coat."6,7 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1884 pg 161.
  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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/76215617
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 12879/1884.
  6. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 32.
  7. [S56] Rica Erickson, The Brand on His Coat, pgs 196-8, 200.

George Burkett 79331

M, #7933, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of wounding with intent and sentenced to life on 2 December 1861 at Maidstone, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7933 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 May 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 May 1883 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
Last Edited10 Feb 2024

Citations

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

George John Ballman 79341

M, #7934, b. 1844, d. 24 May 1871
Name-Change George John Ballman 7934 was also known as John Ballman 7934.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1844.1 
DeathHe died on 24 May 1871 at Vasse, Western Australia, killed by falling log.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 10 years on 5 January 1863 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7934 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 June 1869 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4975/1871. Recorded as John Ballman.
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

John Brown 79351

M, #7935, b. 1837

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BirthHe was born in 1837.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 20 January 1863 at Kirkdale, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a stoker on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7935 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 September 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 4 March 1873 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Brown 7935 left the colony for Victoria per Sumatra on 31 May 1876.1,2 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Edward Bransby 79361

M, #7936, b. 1841, d. 22 August 1873

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
DeathHe died on 22 August 1873 at at sea on board S.S. Sarpendon killed by engine crank (stowaway.)2 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 20 years on 8 January 1863 at Spalding, Lincolnshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a horsehair weaver on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7936 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 January 1873 at Western Australia.1 
LeftEdward Bransby 7936 left the colony for Singapore per Macassar on 15 May 1873.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S251] UK, Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths at Sea, 1844-1890, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…

William Bonner 79371

M, #7937, b. 1842

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 7 years on 6 October 1862 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a brushmaker on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7937 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 December 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 August 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Bonner 7937 left the colony for England per Caroline Hutchings on 3 July 1873.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

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

James Barry 79381

M, #7938, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny of fixtures and sentenced to 7 years on 19 January 1863 at Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7938 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 December 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 March 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

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

James Barber 79391

M, #7939, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing a stack and sentenced to 8 years on 2 March 1863 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tinman on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7939 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 April 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 7 March 1873 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJames Barber 7939 left the colony for Natal per Sarah Smith on 18 November 1875.1,2 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

William Boughton 79401

M, #7940, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing stacks and sentenced to 8 years on 2 March 1863 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7940 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 March 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Boughton 7940 left the colony for S.A. per Emily Smith on 3 February 1876.1,2 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited16 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Thomas Baker 79411

M, #7941, b. 1835, d. 14 October 1869
Name-Change Thomas Baker 7941 was also known as Barker Thomas 7941. 

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
DeathHe died on 14 October 1869 at Perth, Western Australia, hanged for murder.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried circa 15 October 1869 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of firing stacks and sentenced to 8 years on 2 March 1863 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7941 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 June 1867 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a section in "Legal Executions"

His story is told at Harvey History Online.6 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
DeathExecuted in WA
Last Edited17 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4403/1869.
  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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3756766
  5. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/index.php/explore/…
  6. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 20.

Charles Bull 79421

M, #7942, b. 1842

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of firing stacks and sentenced to 8 years on 2 March 1863 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shopman on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7942 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 February 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 March 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftCharles Bull 7942 left the colony for Java per Minatitlan on 6 April 1878.1,2 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited15 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazette 1878 pg 114.

William Barker 79431

M, #7943, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery & violence and sentenced to 10 years on 21 March 1863 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7943 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 October 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 May 1873 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Barker 7943 left the colony for N.S.W. per Teresa on 2 March 1875.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited17 Feb 2024

Citations

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

John Edward Belsey 79441

M, #7944, b. 1810

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BirthHe was born in 1810.1 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting with intent and sentenced to 10 years on 24 March 1862 at Lewes, Sussex, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7944 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 March 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 29 April 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 April 1872 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
Last Edited10 Feb 2024

Citations

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

Charles William Baxter 79451

M, #7945, b. 1831, d. 1 January 1892
Name-Change Charles William Baxter 7945 was also known as Isaac Bishop 7945. 

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BirthHe was born in 1831 at Warwickshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 1 January 1892 at Geraldton, Western Australia.2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Geraldton Apex Park Pioneer Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 10 years on 8 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 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a jeweller on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7945 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 June 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in 1869 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 18 October 1872 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "The Caporns."6 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/212533431
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 126/1892.
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=20503
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/238690467/…
  6. [S46] Descendants, The Caporns, pgs 262-263.

Oliver Brooksbank 79461

M, #7946, b. 1840, d. 24 January 1910

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Parents His parents were John Brooksbank & Ann.2 
BirthHe was born in 1840 at Lancashire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 24 January 1910 at Perth, Western Australia.3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG BA 89.3,6 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 10 years on 10 December 1862 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7946 on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 26 August 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 12 March 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 100055/1910.
  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: 100055/1910.
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/37407978
  6. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213601192/…

George Brittain 79471

M, #7947, b. 1824, d. 23 August 1894

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
DeathHe died on 23 August 1894 at Geraldton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldton, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 10 December 1862 at York, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cutter on 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7947 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 February 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 8 July 1873 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 689/1894. Recorded as George Britain.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=21780

Thomas Brown 79481

M, #7948, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 6 April 1863 at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a scissor smith on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7948 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 March 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 8 April 1874 at Western Australia.1 
LeftThomas Brown 7948 left the colony for England on 23 November 1877.1,2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited15 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S76] Convicts Who Left From Albany, online ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Benjamin Brook 79491

M, #7949, b. 1829, d. circa 10 October 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died circa 10 October 1870 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 10 October 1870 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 6 April 1863 at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a joiner; cabinetmaker on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7949 on 12 September 1864.1 
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 7 June 1870 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
Last Edited17 Feb 2024

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/index.php/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4768/1870. Recorded as Benjamin Brooks.

Michael Brady 79501

M, #7950, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of insubordination (Court Martial) and sentenced to 15 years on 22 December 1862 at Malta.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cattle dealer; soldier on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 12 September 1864.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 7950 on 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 November 1868 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 August 1880 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited17 Feb 2024

Citations

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