Joseph Hardacker 16011

M, #1601, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of throwing his cap at his superior officer (Court Martial) and sentenced to 10 years on 15 May 1851 at Gibraltar, Gibraltar.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner; 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 Dartmoor prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1601 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 September 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
MilitaryMilitary Court Martial
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.

Edward Pascoe 16021

M, #1602, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 31 March 1851 at Penzance, Cornwall, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a painter 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. 1602 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 February 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 15 December 1856 at Western Australia.1 
LeftEdward Pascoe 1602 left the colony for SA per Estrella da Norte on 9 October 1857.1 
Research CWA has the wrong trial year. 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
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.

John Thompson 16031

M, #1603, b. 1833

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 10 years on 5 March 1851 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, 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 Dartmoor prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1603 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 December 1859 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited18 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.

Charles Oxford 16041

M, #1604, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 11 March 1851 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a painter 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. 1604 on 2 February 1853.1 
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 
LeftCharles Oxford 1604 left the colony for SA per Lochinvar in March 1857.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
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.

David Mills 16051

M, #1605, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of cutting & wounding with intent and sentenced to 10 years on 22 March 1851 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tinworker 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. 1605 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 February 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited18 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.

Thomas Clegg 16061

M, #1606, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of felony 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 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a weaver 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. 1606 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 February 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in July 1860 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online
Research CWA has wrong trial date. 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited18 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.

Robert Keller 16071

M, #1607, b. 1826
Name-Change Robert Keller 1607 was also known as Robert Keele 1607. 
Name-Change Robert Keller 1607 was also known as Robert Keeler 1607.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 10 years on 12 March 1851 at Norwich, Norfolk, 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 shepherd 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. 1607 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 4 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 18 October 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkRobert Keller 1607 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of James Jenkinson.2 
Bio Mentioned on pg 145 of Rica's Stories.3 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited18 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.
  2. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  3. [S38] Lenore Layman, Rica's Stories, pg 145.

Timothy Puxley 16081

M, #1608, b. 1827

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 10 years on 12 March 1851 at Norwich, Norfolk, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 2 February 1853. Applied for wife & chn to come to WA 1/2yr return 30.06.1853. They defaulted.2,3 
OccupationRecorded as a thatcher 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. 1608 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 28 February 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 12 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited13 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-2034040739/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-2054378015/view

William Bartlett 16091

M, #1609, b. 1831

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 5 March 1851 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, 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 Dartmoor prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1609 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 December 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 24 December 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited26 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.

Charles Gilbert 16101

M, #1610, b. 1828, d. 1896

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BirthHe was born in 1828 at Lincolnshire, England.1 
DeathHe died in 1896 at Greenough, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 5 March 1851 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853. Married Martha Egan.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 Dartmoor prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1610 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 February 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has the wrong crime. 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited27 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. [S52] Midwest Convict Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-convict-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/resultmcr/?id=628
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 937/1896.

Martin Wilkinson 16111

M, #1611, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of poaching and sentenced to 10 years on 5 March 1851 at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, 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 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 Dartmoor prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1611 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 8 September 1856 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has the wrong trial year. 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited18 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.

William Marshall 16121

M, #1612, b. 1819, d. circa 7 August 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1819.1 
DeathHe died circa 7 August 1870 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 7 August 1870 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 10 years on 8 March 1851 at York, Yorkshire, 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 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 Dartmoor prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1612 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 7 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 11 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. [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: 4716/1870.

Thomas Kay 16131

M, #1613, b. 1810
Name-Change Thomas Kay 1613 was also known as Thomas Wright 1613. 

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BirthHe was born in 1810.1 
ConvictedConvicted of receiving stolen goods and sentenced to 14 years on 7 March 1850 at York, Yorkshire, 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 bootmaker 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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1613 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 6 January 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in November 1856 at Western Australia.1 
LeftThomas Kay 1613 left the colony for Adelaide per C.W. Bradley on 10 March 1857.2 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
LeftLeft for South Aust Index
Left the WA Colony Index
Last Edited24 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66004774

John Oliver Wilkes 16141

M, #1614, b. 1820
Name-Change John Oliver Wilkes 1614 was also known as John O'Wilkes 1614.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery from the person and sentenced to 14 years on 10 July 1850 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower as at 2 February 1853. Married Catherine Connors 16.1.1861 Perth RC.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason 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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1614 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 March 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 July 1864 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited26 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.

Edward Bowe 16151

M, #1615, b. 1823, d. 5 June 1893

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 5 June 1893 at York, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 5 June 1893 at York Cemetery, York, Western Australia.4 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery with violence and sentenced to 14 years on 13 July 1850 at Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1615 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 16 May 1854 at Western Australia.5 
Census_1859YorkEdward Bowe 1615 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Henry Green.6 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 19 March 1863 at Western Australia.5 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 Index
Last Edited23 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. [S36] Jan James Collection held at FamilyHistoryWA,Bayswater, WA, York Deaths 1842-1935.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 494/1893.
  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. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Robert Graham 16161

M, #1616, b. 1820, d. 15 February 1858

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
DeathHe died on 15 February 1858 at Western Australia reg: 1065/1858 fall from dray.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering and sentenced to 14 years on 6 January 1851 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1616 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 Defence prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 23 June 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited20 Apr 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-2039885876/view
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.

George Black Pyott 16171

M, #1617, b. 1823, d. 25 April 1854

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
DeathHe died on 25 April 1854 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, insane.1,2 
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 14 years on 18 June 1851 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 2 February 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a spices & provisions merchant on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1617 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 Defence prison.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited20 Apr 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-2036142961/view

John Lawson 16181

M, #1618, b. 1823

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BirthHe was born in 1823.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stabbing with intent and sentenced to 15 years on 7 March 1850 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 child 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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1618 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 15 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 January 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkJohn Lawson 1618 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Archbald Edgar.2 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 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.
  2. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…

Benjamin Eaton 16191

M, #1619, b. 1817, d. 23 January 1863

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BirthHe was born in 1817 at Woodford, Northamptonshire, England.1 
BaptismHe was baptized on 13 April 1817 at Woodford, Northamptonshire, England, as.2 
DeathHe died on 23 January 1863 at Mount Barker, Western Australia.1 
BurialHe was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, Albany, Western Australia.3
ConvictedConvicted of arson and sentenced to 15 years on 28 February 1851 at Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 6 chn as at 2 February 1853. Applied for wife Mary Anne & 6 chn of Woodford; Thrapstone North to come to WA. They arrived per Sir William Foulkes 13.12.1855.1,4 
OccupationRecorded as a groom 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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1619 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 3 June 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 1 January 1858 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has the wrong trial date. 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited24 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. [S37] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/184263208/…
  4. [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-2054382108/view

John Chandler 16201

M, #1620, b. 1813

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BirthHe was born in 1813.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 30 June 1842 at St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 15 years on 16 July 1851 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a mason 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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1620 on 2 February 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 4 chn as at 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 25 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 20 October 1862 at Western Australia.1 

Found in These Indexes

ShipDudbrook Convict Index
MultipleTransported Twice
Last Edited15 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. [S8] UK, Prison Commission Records, 1770-1951, online ancestry.com, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

David Lovell 16211

M, #1621, b. 1811, d. 4 October 1888

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
DeathHe died on 4 October 1888 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried on 4 October 1888 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of arson of a stack and sentenced to 15 years on 16 July 1851 at Hertford, Hertfordshire, 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. 1621 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 Defence prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 22 January 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 October 1864 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 567/1888.
  3. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Richard Richards 16221

M, #1622, b. 1828, d. 3 May 1854

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BirthHe was born in 1828.1 
DeathHe died on 3 May 1854 at Convict Establishment Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking & stealing and sentenced to 14 years on 14 October 1851 at Bodmin, Cornwall, 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 miner on 2 February 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1622 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 Defence prison.1 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
Last Edited15 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, General Register, 1850 - 1868 (R21b)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Registers (128/38 - 39)
    https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  4. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, Medical Journal By Patient, 1853 - 1854 (M18)
    https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…

John Henderson 16231

M, #1623, b. 1818, d. 12 December 1892

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
DeathHe died on 12 December 1892 at Fremantle, Western Australia.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of theft by housebreaking and sentenced to 14 years on 30 June 1851 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 2 February 1853. Wife Ann & chn arrived per City of Bristol 8.8.1857.1,4 
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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1623 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 in March 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 29 May 1865 at Western Australia.1 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Ron Forsyth.

Ron has also published the story in "Shades of the Past"

John is mentioned in another of Ron's books "A Hazardous Life."5,6,7

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/77384554#.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 927/1892.
  4. [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-2054387891/view
  5. [S72] Ron Forsyth,Victoria Park, WA.
  6. [S186] R.K. Forsyth, Shades of the Past Some Colourful Western Australian Convicts, pgs 24-42.
  7. [S187] Ron K. Forsyth & Ian K.Forsyth, A Hazardous Life Captain George Forsyth (1843 - 1894), pg 14-15.

John Simpson 16241

M, #1624, b. 1832, d. 3 September 1901

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Parents His parents were Enock Simpson & Annie.2 
BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 3 September 1901 at Busselton, Western Australia.3,4 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a fixture and sentenced to 10 years on 8 April 1851 at Stafford, Staffordshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner on 2 February 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried 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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1624 on 2 February 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 October 1859 at Western Australia.1 
Bio His story is told at Harvey History Online

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
Last Edited17 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, Death Reg: 2430/1901.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/87120829
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2430/1901.

Joseph Ormsly 16251

M, #1625, b. 1818
Name-Change Joseph Ormsly 1625 was also known as Joseph Ormsby 1625.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of breaking & entering & stealing in a dwelling and sentenced to 10 years on 7 March 1851 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 2 February 1853. Applied for wife & chn to come to WA 1/2yr return 31.12.1854.2,3 
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 Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1625 on 2 February 1853.1 
EscapedJoseph Ormsly 1625 escaped from Escaped from King George Sound on 14 December 1853.1,4,5 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 February 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Bio He has an entry in The History of the Albany Convict Gaol.6 

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ShipDudbrook Convict Index
West AustAlbany Related
Last Edited24 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. [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
  4. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2487454_002
  5. [S78] SLWA, online slwa.wa.gov.au, https://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b1864946_002
  6. [S121] Susanne Horton, The History of the Albany Convict Gaol, It's Convicts, Gaolers and Warders, pg 72.