George Wetton 81511

M, #8151, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 18 March 1863 at Derby, Derbyshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoeing 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 June 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 October 1873 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.

William Williams 81521

M, #8152, b. 1838
Name-Change William Williams 8152 was also known as William Simmons 8152.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 10 years on 13 December 1862 at Exeter, Devon, 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 marine on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 14 July 1874 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Williams 8152 left the colony for S.A. per Otway on 14 May 1883.1,2 

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

Joseph Walker 81531

M, #8153, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of striking a superior officer & wounding (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 22 July 1861 at Dorchester, Dorset, 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 groom; soldier on 12 September 1864.1 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: J.W. C.S. V.R., anchor and rope right arm, ring second finger right hand, heart and darts left arm, rings round third and fourth fingers left hand, letter D left side 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 Portsmouth prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 August 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 11 December 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJoseph Walker 8153 left the colony for England in 1873.1 

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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. [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 Walker 81541

M, #8154, b. 1830, d. circa 1876

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died circa 1876 at at sea, Fremantle, Western Australia, drowned going to Carnac Island or absconding.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempting to defraud an insurance company by arson and sentenced to 10 years on 4 April 1863 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cider merchant 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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 5 August 1873 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has him dying in 1876 but we can find no sources to support that date of death. 

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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 Wilson 81551

M, #8155, b. 1824

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
ConvictedConvicted of possession of a coin mould and sentenced to 14 years on 20 March 1862 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a hawker 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 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 May 1871 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 13 September 1876 at Western Australia.1 
Research Trial date is wrong in CWA. 

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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 Willock 81561

M, #8156, b. 1842

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 14 years on 13 October 1862 at Liverpool, 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 shepherd on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 30 October 1876 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Willock 8156 left the colony for England per Daylight on 29 November 1877.1,2 

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

Patrick Welsh 81571

M, #8157, b. 1839, d. 29 March 1896

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
DeathHe died on 29 March 1896 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 30 March 1896 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 1 December 1862 at Liverpool, 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 November 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 9 March 1870 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, Reg: 1330/1896.
  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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/index.php/explore/…

William Wardle 81581

M, #8158, b. 1833, d. circa 17 July 1890
Name-Change William Wardle 8158 was also known as William Warde 8158.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died circa 17 July 1890 at Pinjarra, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 17 July 1890 at St Johns Churchyard, Pinjarra, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking 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 married 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 Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 November 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 2 June 1870 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a page in "St Johns Pinjarra Burials..."4 

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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.
  2. [S221] Burials, St John's Pinjarra Burials, pg 378.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 395/1890. Recorded as William Warde.
  4. [S221] Burials, St John's Pinjarra Burials, 378.

Richard Wilson 81591

M, #8159, b. 1840

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BirthHe was born in 1840.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 7 years on 18 March 1863 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cooper on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 November 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 24 April 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftRichard Wilson 8159 left the colony for N.S.W. per Highlander on 20 February 1874.1 

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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 Waling 81601

M, #8160, b. 1841

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BirthHe was born in 1841.1 
ConvictedConvicted of attempted robbery and sentenced to 7 years on 21 March 1863 at Liverpool, 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 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 Chatham prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 January 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 22 March 1870 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.

Thomas Williams 81611

M, #8161, b. 1838
Name-Change Thomas Williams 8161 was also known as John Oakes 8161.1 

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Thomas Williams 8161 (Photo: SROWA Cons 4173/8)
BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 10 years on 6 April 1863 at Manchester, 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 carter on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 23 June 1874 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts"

He is mentioned in "Sand and Stone ..."2,3 

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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. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 71.
  3. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 107.

William Wright 81621

M, #8162, b. 1838, d. 14 November 1875

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
DeathHe died on 14 November 1875 at Augusta, Western Australia, drowned when a boat capsized near bar of Blackwood River.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Augusta Pioneer Cemetery, Augusta, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 10 years on 25 May 1863 at Liverpool, 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 married 1 child 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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 12 November 1875 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, Reg: 8681/1875.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/109901719
  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. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/219931257/…

John Williamson 81631

M, #8163, b. 1832
Name-Change John Williamson 8163 was also known as William Doyle 8163.1 

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John Williamson 8163 (Photo: SROWA Cons 4173/1)
BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 10 years on 8 January 1863 at Spalding, Lincolnshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 March 1883 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has a page in "Australia's Last Convicts."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. [S34] Lorraine Clark and Cherie Strickland, Australia's Last Convicts, pg 72.

James Wilson 81641

M, #8164, b. 1842

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BirthHe was born in 1842.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 24 March 1863 at Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales. 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 semi-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 

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Last Edited15 Feb 2024

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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.

George Williams 81651

M, #8165, b. 1835

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 10 years on 30 March 1863 at Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales.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 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: Letter D left side, S B right arm, woman left arm, ring third finger left hand, third finger right hand gone 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 Chatham prison.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 12 September 1864.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 5 July 1873 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. [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/…

Jesse Watts 81661

M, #8166, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years on 29 November 1862 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a puddler 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 May 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 27 November 1872 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJesse Watts 8166 left the colony for N.S.W. per Legion of Honour on 29 April 1873.1,2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
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Last Edited18 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/…

Henry Walker 81671

M, #8167, b. 1832, d. 25 December 1867

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 25 December 1867 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, phthisis.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 5 January 1863 at Lewes, Sussex, 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 
Physical Desc.Recorded with the physical attributes: P W & T W back right hand, H M 9.1.226, xx, brig in full sail, bracelet left arm, H W t W E R P W back left hand, ring each finger left hand, letter D left side on 12 September 1864.5 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 

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Last Edited18 Feb 2024

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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.
  2. [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/…
  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: 4095/1868.
  5. [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/…

Robert Wilmot 81681

M, #8168, b. 1828, d. 5 December 1869
Name-Change Robert Wilmot 8168 was also known as J Dawson 8168.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
BurialHe was buried at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.2 
DeathHe died on 5 December 1869 at York, Western Australia.1,3,4,5 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 9 October 1862 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, 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 bricklayer; builder 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 May 1866 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. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  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: 4445/1869. Recorded as Thomas Robt Wilmott.
  5. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.

Samuel Ward 81691

M, #8169, b. 1838

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BirthHe was born in 1838.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 10 December 1862 at Worcester, Worcestershire, 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 shoemaker on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 March 1870 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.

John Wilson 81701

M, #8170, b. 1839

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BirthHe was born in 1839.1 
ConvictedConvicted of warehouse breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 3 March 1863 at Sheffield, 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 grinder 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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 June 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 May 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftJohn Wilson 8170 left the colony for S.A. per Guiding Star on 16 August 1878.1,2 

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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. [S156] Brian Purdue, Convicts Who Left The Colony, Police Gazette 1878 pg150.

Edward Williams 81711

M, #8171, b. 1844

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BirthHe was born in 1844.1 
ConvictedConvicted of pick pocket and sentenced to 8 years on 5 March 1863 at Wakefield, 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 labourer on 12 September 1864.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-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 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 May 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 August 1871 at Western Australia.1 
LeftEdward Williams 8171 left the colony for Victoria per Baroda on 1 April 1874.1,2 

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LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited18 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/…

John Watkinson 81721

M, #8172, b. 1825, d. 13 March 1885
Name-Change John Watkinson 8172 was also known as John Watkins 8172. 

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.2
DeathHe died on 13 March 1885 at Northam, Western Australia, shot himself at Bucklands.1,3,4,5,6 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 6 April 1863 at Pontefract, Yorkshire, 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 hammer and vice man 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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 10 May 1873 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. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/185634692/…
  3. [S95] WA Police Gazettes, online slwa.wa.gov.au/collections/collections/police-gazettes, Inquest 1885 pg 43.
  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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 13094/1885.
  6. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/71998039

John Wood 81731

M, #8173, b. 1827, d. 23 October 1896
Name-Change John Wood 8173 was also known as John Woods 8173.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1827 at Yorkshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 23 October 1896 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 23 October 1896 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 7 April 1863 at Beverley, Yorkshire, 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 chimney sweep 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 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 2 November 1874 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 6 years on 5 January 1876 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.6,7 

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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, Reg: 1641/1896. Recorded as John Woods.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/81330066
  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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/index.php/explore/…
  6. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Superintendents Register of Prisoners, 1867 - 1877 (V10)
    https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66303732

James Wilson 81741

M, #8174, b. 1832, d. 15 September 1864
Name-Change James Wilson 8174 was also known as Jeremiah Ritchie 8174.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1832 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 
DeathHe died on 15 September 1864 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of assault & robbery and sentenced to 15 years on 24 December 1862 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 12 September 1864.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cloth lapper 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 

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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 (M32)
    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: 2612/1864.

John Wilson 81751

M, #8175, b. 1842
Name-Change John Wilson 8175 was also known as Patrick McCabe 8175.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1842 at Dumfries, Dumfrieshire, Scotland.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 8 years on 22 April 1863 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 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 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Merchantman II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 12 September 1864. He had been collected from Chatham prison.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 21 April 1871 at Western Australia.2 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 1 August 1871 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipMerchantman II Convict Index
UpdatesPage Updates
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited8 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, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…