William Crouch 17761

M, #1776, b. 1818

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 23 July 1849 at Maidstone, Kent, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a waterman on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1776 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 3 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 
LeftWilliam Crouch 1776 left the colony for SA per Lochinvar in March 1857.1 

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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.

John Thompson 17771

M, #1777, b. 1820

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 7 years on 7 March 1850 at York, Yorkshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a farm labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1777 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in July 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Thomas Sedbury 17781

M, #1778, b. 1831, d. 5 May 1853
Name-Change Thomas Sedbury 1778 was also known as Thomas Lidbury 1778. 
Name-Change Thomas Sedbury 1778 was also known as Thomas Sidbury 1778.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1831.1 
DeathHe died on 5 May 1853 at Fremantle, Western Australia, fever.2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing money from the person and sentenced to 7 years on 9 April 1850 at Bristol, Bristol, England.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 30 April 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1778 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II 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. [S85] CO 18 Despatches, https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2034039252/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. 14 (frame 301)
    https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…

Joseph Watkins 17791

M, #1779, b. 1824, d. 24 July 1901

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BirthHe was born in 1824.1 
DeathHe died on 24 July 1901 at Greenhills, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried at Greenhills Cemetery, Greenhills, Western Australia.2,4 
ConvictedConvicted of sheep stealing and sentenced to 7 years on 1 July 1850 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 chd as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a blacksmiths striker on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1779 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkJoseph Watkins 1779 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of Joseph Watkins (himself).5 
Bio The attached story is compliments of Carol Wheat.6

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustYork Census 1859 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, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/148406105#.
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 2702/1901.
  4. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/216178588/…
  5. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  6. [S118] Carol Wheat,Geraldton, WA.

William Sermon 17801

M, #1780, b. 1827, d. 16 December 1920
Name-Change William Sermon 1780 was also known as William Sermom 1780.1 

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William Sermon 1780 (Photo: Malcolm Cocks)
Parents His parents were Thomas Sermon & Sophia.2 
BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
DeathHe died on 16 December 1920 at Grass Valley, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Northam Cemetery, Northam, Western Australia.5,6
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a fixture and sentenced to 7 years on 1 July 1850 at Reading, Berkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a groom on 30 April 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1780 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 July 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Census_1859YorkWilliam Sermon 1780 appeared on the 1859 York census at York, Western Australia, on the premises of William Sermon (himself).7 
Bio Mentioned on page 60 of Goomalling A Backward Glance

also on pg 152 of "Bride Ships."8,9 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
West AustYork Census 1859 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. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Death Reg: 4900223/1920.
  3. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/260185032#.
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 4900223/1920.
  5. [S40] Northam Cemetery, online northamcemetery.atwebpages.com/.
  6. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/185837580/…
  7. [S110] State Records Office of WA, online archive.sro.wa.gov.au, https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/…
  8. [S35] Barbara Sewell, Goomalling A Backward Glance, pg 60.
  9. [S65] Rica Erickson, The Bride Ships, pg 152.

Charles Brice 17811

M, #1781, b. 1825

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BirthHe was born in 1825.1 
ConvictedConvicted of fraud and sentenced to 7 years on 1 July 1850 at Southampton, Hampshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a seaman on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1781 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 16 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

George Tennant 17821

M, #1782, b. 1833, d. 12 April 1867

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BirthHe was born in 1833.1 
DeathHe died on 12 April 1867 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia, reg: 3493/1867.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny of fixtures and sentenced to 7 years on 2 July 1850 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a tailor on 30 April 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1782 on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 30 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II 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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au.

Albert Shaw 17831

M, #1783, b. 1833, d. 6 November 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1833 at Yorkshire, England.1 
DeathHe died on 6 November 1870 at Perth, Western Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried circa 7 November 1870 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 4 March 1850 at Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1783 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 26 April 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II 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. [S11] East Perth Cemeteries, online eastperthcemeteries.com.au, https://www.eastperthcemeteries.com.au/explore/…

Charles Tallboys 17841

M, #1784, b. 1831, d. circa 19 April 1869
Name-Change Charles Tallboys 1784 was also known as Charles Tallboy 1784. 

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BirthHe was born in 1831 at Gloucestershire, England.1 
DeathHe died circa 19 April 1869 at Mount Eliza Invalid Depot, Perth, Western Australia, reg: 4232/1869.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 19 April 1869 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 8 July 1850 at Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a boatman on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1784 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 14 October 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II 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. [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/…

Alfred Poynter 17851

M, #1785, b. 1832, d. 3 February 1914
Name-Change Alfred Poynter 1785 was also known as Albert Pointer 1785.1 

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Parents His parents were James Poynter & Mary Falker.2 
BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
DeathHe died on 3 February 1914 at Claremont, Western Australia.3,4 
BurialHe was buried at Karrakatta Cemetery, Karrakatta, Western Australia; ANG EC 113.3 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 8 April 1850 at Reading, Berkshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
OccupationRecorded as a servant on 30 April 1853.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1785 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in September 1861 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited30 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: 1600035/1914.
  3. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch, https://portal.mcb.wa.gov.au/name-search/ns-detail/
  4. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 1600035/1914. Recorded as Alfred Poynter.

Robert Welch 17861

M, #1786, b. 1827
Name-Change Robert Welch 1786 was also known as Robert Welsh 1786.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1827.1 
ConvictedConvicted of robbery and sentenced to 10 years on 9 July 1849 at Southampton, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a horse dealer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1786 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in December 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Thomas Cook 17871

M, #1787, b. 1818

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BirthHe was born in 1818.1 
ConvictedConvicted of fraud and sentenced to 7 years on 10 April 1850 at Coventry, Warwickshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1787 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia. Attached image is from the Toodyay TOL CD 721/31.1,2
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II 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. [S213] Ticket of Leave, Toodyay TOL Register 721/31, Pg 37R (pdf 241).

Joseph Gutteridge 17881

M, #1788, b. 1830

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BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 10 years on 15 October 1849 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1788 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Archibald McIntre 17891

M, #1789, b. 1826
Name-Change Archibald McIntre 1789 was also known as Archibald McIntyre 1789.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1826.1 
ConvictedConvicted of assault and sentenced to 7 years on 17 April 1850 at Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 1 chd as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a agricultural labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1789 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Joseph Bolitho Johns 17901

M, #1790, b. 1827, d. 14 August 1900
Name-Change Joseph Bolitho Johns 1790 was also known as Moondyne Joe 1790.1 

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Moondyne Joe
BirthHe was born in 1827 at Cornwall, England.1 
DeathHe died on 14 August 1900 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1 
BurialHe was buried on 16 August 1900 at Fremantle Cemetery, Fremantle, Western Australia; ANG MON A 580.2,3
Census_1841EngJoseph Bolitho Johns 1790 appeared on the 1841 English census at Wendron, Cornwall, England. His occupation was shown as tin miner.4 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 10 years on 28 March 1849 at Brecon, Brecknockshire, Wales. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a miner & dresser on 30 April 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1790 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 March 1855 at Western Australia.1 
ConvictedConvicted of prison break and sentenced to 3 years on 2 October 1861 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.5 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 5889 on 2 October 1861.6 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 10 February 1864 at Western Australia.6 
ExpiredHis sentence expired on 1 October 1864 at Western Australia.6 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 21 November 1864 at Western Australia.6 
ConvictedConvicted of killing an ox with intent to steal and sentenced to 10 years on 6 July 1865 at Perth, Western Australia. He had been convicted previously.7 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 8189 on 6 July 1865.6 
Cert. of FreedomHis Certificate of Freedom was granted on 27 June 1873 at Western Australia.6 
FameJoseph Bolitho Johns 1790 achieved fame (or infamy) as Moondyne Joe the bushranger in 1866 at Western Australia
Bio Fremantle Prison has an outline of Joseph's life Fremantle Prison Characters

Many books have been written about Moondyne Joe including "Moondyne Joe The Man and the Myth" by Ian Elliott

He is referenced on pgs 175 & 201-202 of Old Toodyay and Newcastle

He is also mentioned in "Sand and Stone .."

He is also mentioned in "The Murray District"

He also has an entry in Wikipedia Moondyne Joe.8,9,10 
Research CWA has wrong trial location. 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
StoriesConvict Stories Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
MultipleMultiple Convict No.s 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. [S14] Metropolitan Cemeteries Board, online ww2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch.
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14637763/…
  4. [S2] 1841 England Census viewed on Ancestry.com., online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/…
  5. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2933436
  6. [S7] Rica Erickson and Gillian O'Mara, Convicts in WA 1850-1887.
  7. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3753477
  8. [S116] Rica Erickson, Old Toodyay and Newcastle, pgs 175, 201-202.
  9. [S168] Kevin Moran, Sand and Stone Part One Colonists and Convicts, pg 115, 138, 220.
  10. [S185] Ronald Richards, The Murray District of WA, pg 267.

George Webb 17911

M, #1791, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny in a dwelling place and sentenced to 7 years on 28 June 1850 at Norwich, Norfolk, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was widower 2 chn as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a wool dresser on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1791 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 5 July 1856 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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 Thompson 17921

M, #1792, b. 1832
Name-Change William Thompson 1792 was also known as William Parr 1792. 

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BirthHe was born in 1832.1 
ConvictedConvicted of stealing a frock shirt and sentenced to 7 years on 1 July 1850 at Warwick, Warwickshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1,2 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a cooper & carpenter on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1792 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 25 November 1854 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has the wrong trial information, mixed up with #1923. 

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ShipPyrennes II 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.
  2. [S123] Wakefield Prison Register, , https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript

Henry Young 17931

M, #1793, b. 1829, d. 4 July 1862

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BirthHe was born in 1829.1 
DeathHe died on 4 July 1862 at Greenough, Western Australia.1,2 
BurialHe was buried at Greenough Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia.3 
ConvictedConvicted of felony and sentenced to 7 years on 1 July 1850 at Bristol, Bristol, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1793 on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 October 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited11 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: 2047/1862.
  3. [S45] Midwest Death Register, online midwestwaheritage.com/midwest-death-register/, https://midwestwaheritage.com/result/?id=5263

William Harrison 17941

M, #1794, b. 1810

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BirthHe was born in 1810.1 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 2 May 1850 at Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sinker & miner on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1794 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in August 1857 at Western Australia.1 
Research CWA has wrong trial details. 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
West AustMid West Convict Database Index
Last Edited17 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.

George Treherne 17951

M, #1795, b. 1811, d. circa 13 August 1870

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BirthHe was born in 1811.1 
DeathHe died circa 13 August 1870 at Perth, Western Australia.2,3 
BurialHe was buried on 13 August 1870 at East Perth Cemetery, East Perth, Western Australia.2 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny from the person and sentenced to 10 years on 15 October 1848 at Worcester, Worcestershire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1795 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in February 1862 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited19 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. [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: 4736/1870. Recorded as George Treherne.

George Clark 17961

M, #1796, b. 1808, d. 27 June 1868
Name-Change George Clark 1796 was also known as George Clarke 1796. 

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BirthHe was born in 1808.1 
DeathHe died on 27 June 1868 at Lunatic Asylum, Fremantle, Western Australia.1,2,3 
ConvictedConvicted of house breaking and sentenced to 7 years on 5 August 1850 at Chester, Cheshire, England. He had been convicted previously.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 1 chd as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1796 on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 28 April 1855 at Western Australia.1 
Bio Has an entry in "Locked Up in Fremantle."4 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
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. [S6] Western Australia Convict Records, 1846-1930 SROWA, online Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/60668/…
  3. [S9] WA BDM's, online www.bdm.justice.wa.gov.au, Reg: 3941/1868.
  4. [S249] Steve Errington, Locked Up in Fremantle, pg 53.

George Wilkins 17971

M, #1797, b. 1820
Name-Change George Wilkins 1797 was also known as John Wilkins 1797.1 

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BirthHe was born in 1820.1 
ConvictedConvicted of offering money under false pretences and sentenced to 7 years on 22 July 1850 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 2 chn as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a sawyer on 30 April 1853.1 
LiteracyRecorded as being semi-literate as at 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Defence prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1797 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
ExpiredHis sentence expired in July 1857 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Stephen Dowse 17981

M, #1798, b. 1813

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BirthHe was born in 1813.1 
ConvictedConvicted of larceny and sentenced to 7 years on 4 January 1850 at Bath, Somerset, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 3 chn as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a salt refiner on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Stirling Castle prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1798 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 10 April 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Richard French 17991

M, #1799, b. 1817

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BirthHe was born in 1817.1 
ConvictedConvicted of burglary and sentenced to 7 years on 13 July 1850 at Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was married 5 chn as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a labourer on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from York prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1799 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted on 9 September 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
Last Edited27 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.

Edward Barnett 18001

M, #1800, b. 1830, d. 10 November 1894

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Edward Barnett 1800 (Photo: vicdb)
BirthHe was born in 1830.1 
DeathHe died on 10 November 1894 at Modbury, South Australia.2 
BurialHe was buried at Golden Grove Cemetery, Golden Grove, South Australia.3
ConvictedConvicted of forgery & uttering and sentenced to 7 years on 6 May 1850 at Central Criminal Court, London, London, England.1 
Family Status Claimed that his marital status was unmarried as at 30 April 1853.1 
OccupationRecorded as a warehouseman on 30 April 1853.1 
TransportedTransported to WA on the Pyrenees II arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 30 April 1853. He had been collected from Portsmouth prison.1 
Convict No.Assigned with Convict No. 1800 on 30 April 1853.1 
Ticket of LeaveHis Ticket of Leave was granted on 1 May 1853 at Western Australia.1 
Conditional PardonHis Conditional Pardon was granted in July 1854 at Western Australia.1 

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ShipPyrennes II Convict Index
LeftLeft the WA Colony Index
Last Edited27 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. [S12] Trove, online trove.nla.gov.au, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/202826181
  3. [S33] Find A Grave, online findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/194636514/…