John Rowles 13761

M, #1376, b. 1829, d. 11 October 1896
Name-Change John Rowles 1376 was also known as Joseph Rowls 1376.1 

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Joseph Rolls 1376 (Photo: Stephen Rolla)
Parents His father was Richard Rowles.2 
BirthHe was born in 1829 at Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.1,3 
DeathHe died on 11 October 1896 at Wongamine, Western Australia.1,4 
BurialHe was buried at Nardie Cemetery, Toodyay, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 15 years on 26 February 1851 at Abingdon, Berkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852. Married Mary Ann Latham 25.2.1858 Toodyay.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1376 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 4 July 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 November 1866 at Western Australia.1 
Bio There is a photo of Joseph & his family along with some brief details of his life on page 60 of "Goomalling A Backward Glance."5 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
West AustGoomalling District Related
Last Edited9 May 2023

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: 1884/1896.
  3. [S42] Toodyay Cemeteries Database - Brain R Chambers,Northam, WA.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1884/1896.
  5. [S35] Barbara Sewell, Goomalling A Backward Glance, page 60.

John Bushnell 13771

M, #1377, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of setting fire to a stack of corn and sentenced to 15 years on 26 February 1851 at Abingdon, Berkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gardener on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1377 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in May 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited29 May 2022

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 McFarlane 13781

M, #1378, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years on 29 March 1851 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1378 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 October 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited29 Mar 2022

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 Hill 13791

M, #1379, b. 1820
Name-Change George Hill 1379 was also known as George Hills 1379.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 14 years on 1 July 1850 at Abingdon, Berkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 August 1852. Applied for family to come to WA.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer on 1 August 1852.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Justitia prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1379 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 27 August 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has trial at Reading but it should state Abingdon. 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited14 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2035423030/view
  3. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054384408/view

Daniel Davenport 13801

M, #1380, b. 1822

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
ConvictedConvicted of shooting with intent and sentenced to life on 30 March 1850 at Norwich, Norfolk, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gardener horsebeaker on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1380 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 18 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited29 Mar 2022

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 Chadwick 13811

M, #1381, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of murder and sentenced to life on 20 July 1850 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farmer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1381 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 8 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 July 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited29 Mar 2022

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.

Joseph Ratcliff 13821

M, #1382, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of murder of a policeman during a chartist outbreak and sentenced to life on 9 December 1848 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 August 1852. Applied for wife to come to WA 1/2yr return 31.12.1854.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter on 1 August 1852.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1382 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 March 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited14 Jul 2023

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2035423030/view
  3. [S84] Records of the Colonial Office, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728202615/findingaid#nla-obj-728207492, Register of applications for passages to the colonies for convicts' families
    https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2054386334/view

James Coffey 13831

M, #1383, b. 1804, d. 24 May 1885

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BirthHe was born in 1804.1 
DeathHe died on 24 May 1885 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, reg: 13193/1885.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of carnal knowledge and sentenced to life on 29 March 1849 at Chester, Cheshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a silkweaver on 1 August 1852.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1383 on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 September 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited8 Jul 2023

Citations

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

George Taylor 13841

M, #1384, b. 1828

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life on 18 March 1848 at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1384 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited18 Jun 2022

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.

Hezekiah Beardsall 13851

M, #1385, b. 1811, d. 24 June 1894

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
DeathHe died on 24 June 1894 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Senile decay.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 25 June 1894 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 9 March 1848 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1385 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 May 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited29 Jul 2023

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/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 557/1894. Recorded as Hezekiah Beardsall.

John Ashmore 13861

M, #1386, b. 1824, d. 24 March 1853

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
DeathHe died on 24 March 1853 at Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to life on 9 March 1848 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 1 August 1852.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1386 on 1 August 1852.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited13 Jun 2022

Citations

  1. [S26] FHWA Convict SIG Records - Largely sourced from Convicts in Western Australia 1850 - 1887 by Rica Erickson and Gilliian O'Mara,48 May St, Bayswater, WA.
  2. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034002435/view

John Wilson 13871

M, #1387, b. 1830, d. 6 March 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 6 March 1870 at Western Australia.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 7 March 1850 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1387 on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 January 1863 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited9 May 2023

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, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

William Voss 13881

M, #1388, b. 1820, d. 9 January 1862

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 9 January 1862 at Perth Gaol, Perth, Western Australia, executed for murder.1,2 
BurialHe was buried circa 10 January 1862 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a mare and sentenced to 15 years on 30 December 1850 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a baker on 1 August 1852.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1388 on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 March 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Details of his crimes can be found on pg 13 of "Legal Executions."4 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
DeathExecuted in WA
Last Edited9 May 2023

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: 3336/1866.
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  4. [S68] Brian Purdue, Legal Executions in Western Australia, pg 13.

William Cleverley 13891

M, #1389, b. 1831, d. 10 November 1880
Name-Change William Cleverley 1389 was also known as Thomas Cleverley 1389. 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 10 November 1880 at Perth, Western Australia, Bright's Disease.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 11 November 1880 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2,4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 10 July 1850 at Devizes, Wiltshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a gardener on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1389 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited29 Jul 2023

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/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 10731/1880. Recorded as Thomas Cleverly.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/195657451/…

Augustus Kapel Holman 13901

M, #1390, b. 1805, d. 16 July 1863

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BirthHe was born in 1805.1 
DeathHe died on 16 July 1863 at McDermott's villa grant, Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 17 July 1863 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of forging a bill of exchange and sentenced to 15 years on 10 July 1850 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 August 1852. Married Ellen Burns.1 
OccupationRecorded as a woollen manufacturer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1390 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 31 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 February 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited9 May 2023

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/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2271/1863.

Thomas Gibson 13911

M, #1391, b. 1822, d. 22 January 1856

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BirthHe was born in 1822.1 
DeathHe died on 22 January 1856 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 23 January 1856 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 6 March 1851 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1391 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited9 May 2023

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/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 751/1856.

Daniel Reeder 13921

M, #1392, b. 1826, d. 1877
Name-Change Daniel Reeder 1392 was also known as David Reader 1392.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
DeathHe died in 1877 at Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 1 January 1851 at Coventry, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1392 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 September 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8181 on 4 January 1865.3 
ConvictedConvicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 3 years on 4 January 1865 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.3,4 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 3 January 1868 at Western Australia.3 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited29 Jul 2023

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: 9475/1877. Recorded as David Reader.
  3. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  4. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66013093

Richard Hooper 13931

M, #1393, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing potatoes and sentenced to 10 years on 18 March 1851 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sailor on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1393 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 27 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
EscapedRichard Hooper 1393 escaped from Eascaped from King George Sound on 14 December 1855.1,2,3 
Bio He has an entry in The History of the Albany Convict Gaol.4 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited12 Feb 2023

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. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2487454_002
  3. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002
  4. [S121] Susanne Horton, The History of the Albany Convict Gaol, It's Convicts, Gaolers and Warders, pg 53.

John Smith 13941

M, #1394, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 7 December 1850 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1394 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 29 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in April 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited31 Aug 2022

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.

Samuel Skilton 13951

M, #1395, b. 1811
Name-Change Samuel Skilton 1395 was also known as Samuel Skelton 1395.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person and sentenced to 10 years on 6 March 1851 at Wakefield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a waterman on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1395 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Mentioned in "Westralian Voices."2 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited28 Dec 2023

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. [S91] Marian Aveling, Westralian Voices, pg 37.

John Harrison 13961

M, #1396, b. 1829, d. 29 April 1916

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BirthHe was born in 1829 at Newcastle, Northumberland, England.1,2 
DeathHe died on 29 April 1916 at East Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia.4,5
ConvictedConvicted of rape and sentenced to 10 years on 3 March 1851 at Durham, Durham, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1396 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 January 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has him dying 1867 in Toodyay but that John Harrison was 7 days old. 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited24 Jun 2023

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, Death of a Pioneer (1916, May 3). The Northam Advertiser (WA : 1895 - 1955), p. 2. Retrieved March 30, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article211699125
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 100218/1916.
  4. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  5. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213614979/john-harrison

Laurence Finnegan 13971

M, #1397, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 26 February 1851 at Newcastle, Northumberland, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1397 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
LeftLaurence Finnegan 1397 left the colony for SA in March 1856.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in March 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
Last Edited23 Jul 2023

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 Skelley 13981

M, #1398, b. 1828, d. 7 July 1902
Name-Change William Skelley 1398 was also known as William Skelly 1398. 

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BirthHe was born in 1828 at Northumberland, England.1 
DeathHe died on 7 July 1902 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; Ang DC 46.4 
ConvictedConvicted of accessory to shooting at a person and sentenced to 10 years on 26 February 1851 at Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason on 1 August 1852.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1398 on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 December 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited26 Sep 2023

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, CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS. (1902, August 2). The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), p. 10. Retrieved March 27, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article24751450
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2187/1902.
  4. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/

Gaspard Brooks 13991

M, #1399, b. 1820

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 19 March 1851 at Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a chemist on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1399 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 November 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 February 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
Last Edited12 Jun 2022

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.

Richard Miles 14001

M, #1400, b. 1832

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing tools and sentenced to 10 years on 31 December 1850 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 1 August 1852.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 1 August 1852.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the William Jardine arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 1 August 1852. He had been collected from Portland prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1400 on 1 August 1852.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 13 December 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipWilliam Jardine Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited30 Mar 2022

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.