William Taylor 15261

M, #1526, b. 1825, d. 8 February 1896

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Parents His parents were George Taylor & Susanna Whitchear.2 
BirthHe was born in 1825 at Hampshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 8 February 1896 at Geraldlton, Western Australia.1,3,4,5 
BurialHe was buried on 10 February 1896 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldlton, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 17 March 1851 at Maidstone, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1526 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 April 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 December 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."6 
Research CWA has incorrect trial date. 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited1 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: 835/1896.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, DEATH AT GERALDTON. (1896, February 14). The Inquirer and Commercial News (Perth, WA : 1855 - 1901), p. 7. Retrieved April 24, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article72373332
  4. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=18741
  5. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 835/1896.
  6. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 223.

George Lee 15271

M, #1527, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 10 years on 26 May 1851 at Salford, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a shoemaker on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1527 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 17 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in January 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited27 Apr 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 Jones 15281

M, #1528, b. 1829
Name-Change George Jones 1528 was also known as George Tomkinson 1528.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 13 October 1851 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a currier on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1528 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in July 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited15 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.

Henry Feast 15291

M, #1529, b. 1833, d. 28 July 1914

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 28 July 1914 at Perth, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 29 July 1914 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia; Grave 337.2,3
ConvictedConvicted of buggery and sentenced to life on 5 March 1851 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr retiurn 31.12.1857. Married Sarah Louisa Puckrin/Puckering 4.5.1859 Perth CE. Son of Henry.4,5 
OccupationRecorded as a sweep on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1529 on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 July 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 March 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited26 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/152890755/henry-feast
  4. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2044005675/view
  5. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller-General to the Colonial Secretary (C22-C23) No. 181 (frame 273) https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

James Milner 15301

M, #1530, b. 1831
Name-Change James Milner 1530 was also known as James Miller 1530.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of beastiality and sentenced to life on 5 March 1851 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1530 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 February 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 13 November 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited22 Aug 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.

Sylvanus Buckland 15311

M, #1531, b. 1834, d. 1890

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died in 1890 at Jarrahdale, Western Australia, reg: 238/1890.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 10 years on 23 October 1851 at Bath, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 31.12.1857.1,3 
OccupationRecorded as a blacksmith on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1531 on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 August 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkSylvanus Buckland 1531 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Sylvanus Buckland.4 
Research CWA has incorrect trial place. 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
DeathDeath Review Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited9 Dec 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  3. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2044005675/view
  4. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

William Targett 15321

M, #1532, b. 1834, d. 16 October 1882
Name-Change William Targett 1532 was also known as William Target 1532.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
DeathHe died on 16 October 1882 at York, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 16 October 1882 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 10 years on 12 July 1851 at Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1532 on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 March 1865 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of arson of a wheat field and sentenced to 8 years on 4 April 1866 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5,6 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8763 on 4 April 1866.5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 11 January 1871 at Western Australia.5 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 8 April 1874 at Western Australia.5 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s Index
Last Edited10 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. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Death 1842-1935.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11612/1882.
  4. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  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/66014347

Thomas Jones 15331

M, #1533, b. 1812

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BirthHe was born in 1812.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 22 July 1851 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1533 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 19 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited1 Sep 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 Johnston 15341

M, #1534, b. 1835
Name-Change John Johnston 1534 was also known as John Johnstone 1534.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1835.1 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by opeing lock fast places and sentenced to 10 years on 2 October 1851 at Inverness, Inverness, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1534 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 August 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 August 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited15 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.

John Pearcey 15351

M, #1535, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 14 October 1851 at Exeter, Devon, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1535 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 May 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited15 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.

Robert Westaway 15361

M, #1536, b. 1834

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BirthHe was born in 1834.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 14 October 1851 at Exeter, Devon, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1536 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 June 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in November 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Worked in the Murray District on TOL in 1855.2 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited17 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. [S185] Ronald Richards, The Murray District of WA, pg 266.

Robert Edmunds 15371

M, #1537, b. 1829

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 13 October 1851 at Usk, Monmouthshire, Wales.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being illiterate as at 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1537 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 23 May 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited15 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.

William Theobald 15381

M, #1538, b. 1830, d. 4 May 1883

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BirthHe was born in 1830 at Essex, England.1 
DeathHe died on 4 May 1883 at Geraldlton, Western Australia.1,2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 5 May 1883 at Geraldton Cemetery, Geraldlton, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 14 years on 1 April 1851 at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1538 on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 October 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 September 1860 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
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. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=19049
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11670/1883.

Michael Clapham 15391

M, #1539, b. 1823, d. 10 March 1882

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 10 March 1882 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Cancer of the tongue.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 10 March 1882 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of drunkenness & mutinous conduct (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 4 September 1851 at Gibraltar, Gibraltar.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a painter; soldier on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1539 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 30 June 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 22 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."4 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited30 Jan 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/explore/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 11320/1882.
  4. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 53.

Samuel Currey 15401

M, #1540, b. 1817
Name-Change Samuel Currey 1540 was also known as Samuel Jarrey 1540.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 15 years on 30 July 1851 at Ipswich, Suffolk, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carpenter on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1540 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 12 April 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 7 June 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited15 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.

Walter Blackford 1541

M, #1541, b. 1825
Name-Change Walter Blackford 1541 was also known as Walter Blackwood 1541.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
Name-Variation Walter Blackford 1541 was also known as Mathew Blackford 1541.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 20 years on 22 March 1851 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a needlemaker on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1541 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 21 December 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 May 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited9 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.

Michael Donovan 15421

M, #1542, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of throwing a stone at his superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 14 years on 23 September 1851 at Gibraltar, Gibraltar.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853. Granted permission to marry 1/2yr return 30.06.1855.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer; soldier on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1542 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 September 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
Last Edited26 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2042387590/view
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Letter and Memoranda Books Comptroller - General to the Colonial Secretary (C19-C21) No. 1458 (frame 669)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Richard Shaw 15431

M, #1543, b. 1826

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 14 years on 22 March 1851 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a carter on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1543 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 20 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 6 February 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited15 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.

Charles Shaw 15441

M, #1544, b. 1813, d. 5 February 1879

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BirthHe was born in 1813.1 
DeathHe died on 5 February 1879 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, Heart Disease.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 6 February 1879 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 22 March 1851 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1544 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 9 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 21 November 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited10 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: 9990/1879.

John Williams 15451

M, #1545, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 19 July 1851 at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Dartmoor prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1545 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 May 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited19 Jul 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.

James Bollens 15461

M, #1546, b. 1817, d. 3 March 1903
Name-Change James Bollens 1546 was also known as James Ballwell 1546. 

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
DeathHe died on 3 March 1903 at Angaston, South Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing silver spoons & forks and sentenced to 10 years on 2 April 1840 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.3 
PardonHis was granted a Pardon on 23 October 1846 at Warrior Hulk, Woolwich, London, England.4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing fixtures and sentenced to 10 years on 4 July 1851 at Bath, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1546 on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 5 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 March 1861 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Marcia Watson.5

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited20 Aug 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. [S100] Deaths, SA Deaths 1842-1915, Ang Book 292 Page 408.
  3. [S70] York Hulk Prison Register, online nla.gov.au/nla.obj-727851581/findingaid?digitised=y#nla-obj-727852985, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1069267835/view
  4. [S143] Warrior Hulk Prison Register, online unknown url, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1070838676/view
  5. [S32] Marcia Watson,WA.

George Castles 15471

M, #1547, b. 1830, d. 5 May 1891
Name-Change George Castles 1547 was also known as George Castle 1547. 

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 5 May 1891 at Albany, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, Albany, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing fixtures and sentenced to 10 years on 4 July 1851 at Bath, Somerset, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a butcher on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1547 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 November 1858 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook 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. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/227446704/george-castle
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 305/1891. Recorded as George Castle.

John Emmerton 15481

M, #1548, b. 1830, d. 20 December 1903
Name-Change John Emmerton 1548 was also known as John Emerton 1548. 

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BirthHe was born in 1830 at Stanbridge, Bedfordshire, England.1,2 
DeathHe died on 20 December 1903 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; Ang EC 12.5 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 10 years on 15 July 1851 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1548 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 November 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited10 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. [S92] Bedford & Luton Gaol Register, online apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/, https://apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/detail.aspx?id=9926
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, HOMES FOR THE DESTITUTE. (1904, January 6). The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1955), p. 4. Retrieved April 27, 2022, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article84761609
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2455/1903.
  5. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/

Samuel York 15491

M, #1549, b. 1818, d. circa 22 September 1865

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BirthHe was born in 1818 at Hargrave, Bedfordshire, England.1,2 
DeathHe died circa 22 September 1865 at Colonial Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 22 September 1865 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 10 years on 15 July 1851 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1549 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 14 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 15 July 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited10 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. [S92] Bedford & Luton Gaol Register, online apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/, https://apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/detail.aspx?id=9965
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2955/1865.

William Morris 15501

M, #1550, b. 1819, d. 24 April 1873

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BirthHe was born in 1819 at Harlow, Essex, England.1,2 
DeathHe died on 24 April 1873 at York Depot Hospital, York, Western Australia, reg: 6632/1873.1,3,4 
BurialHe was buried on 24 April 1873 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.5 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 15 July 1851 at Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1550 on 2 February 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Dudbrook arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 2 February 1853. He had been collected from Warrior prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 24 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkWilliam Morris 1550 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of E.R. Parker.6 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in August 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited12 Dec 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. [S92] Bedford & Luton Gaol Register, online apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/, https://apps.bedford.gov.uk/grd/detail.aspx?id=9950
  3. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Death 1842-1935.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.
  5. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Burials 1843-1935.
  6. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…