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Orient 1848 - Ship Tree

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Date: 23 Nov 1847 to 20 Mar 1848
Location: Western Australiamap
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Ship Arrival off Fremantle
Orient, 1848
Parkhurst Boys 47

The Orient is said to have left the Isle of Wight on November 23, 1847 and to have arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on March 20, 1848. In all, she was said to have carried 73 passengers and the 51 Parkhurst boys who embarked at the Isle of Wight were among that number.

The boys were listed in Paul Buddee's book, Fate of the Artful Dodger and in Andrew Gill's later work, Forced Labour for the West.

People – LifeTree

Number | Name | Term Age | Trial Place | Day Mth Year | Offence | Comments
725 | Edmund Byrne 7y 8 | Middlesex 12 02 1845 | Simple larceny | aka [BYRNES]
705 | Samuel Law 10y 16 | Stafford 06 03 1845 | Sealing a bag and £6 in money


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