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Ship Arrival off Fremantle
Ameer, 1849
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Parkhurst boys. [1]
The Parkhurst lads were convicted children from the Isle of Wight and by 1852, 334 had been sent to the Swan River and apprenticed to local settlers. Other boys were sent to Tasmania, New Zealand, Victoria and even Norfolk Island.
Parkhurst Boys 1842-1862
The 50 apprentices who were transported on the Ameer are listed below. Two more were recorded by Rica Erickson in the Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians, are also listed below

The Boys

Number | Name | Age | Offence | Occupation | Quarantine | Comments
Number | Surname Christian Name(s) | Term Age | Trial Place | Day Mth Year Offence | Comments
823 | Atherton Samuel | 7y 16 | Liverpool | 15 12 1845 | stealing slippers
838 | Beard William | 7y 16 | Stafford | 12 03 1846 | stealing shoes
Bell Richard 7y 15 Bristol .. .. 18.. stealing fat .... .... .... ....
Berry James 7y 15 Edinburgh 15 12 1845 theft .... .... ....
Berry Thomas 10y 16 Durham 29 06 1846 stealing To Fremantle asylum
Brown John 7y 15 Middlesex 18 11 1845 stealing bread Absconded
Carney James 7y 14 Knaresborough 06 01 1846 stealing handkerchief ....
Cochrane John | 7y 14 | Manchester 23 02 1846 | felony | aka [COCKRANE]; absconded in an American whale boat
Cornish William 7y 16 Taunton 14 10 1845 stealing 3 ducks .... ....
Dakin George 7y 15 Leicester 13 10 1845 stealing .... .... ....
Dixon Henry 7y 15 Oxford 05 03 1846 felony .... .... ....
Gibson Charles ... 16 Nether Knutsford 13 10 1845 .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....
Glass Charles .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... *Mentioned*
Goss Thomas 7y 10 Salford 02 12 1844 larceny aka [MADDOCKS; CROWTHER]
Hales William 10y 15 Liverpool 20 10 1845 embezzlement .... ....
805 | Harrison Thomas | 7y 15 | Birmingham | 09 01 1846 | stealing *2* | (trove)
Harrope William 10y 17 Sheffield 26 02 1846 housebreaking aka [HARROP]; *2*
Hart John 7y 15 Bristol 15 04 1846 stealing meat .... .... ....
Haxston James 10y 14 Maidstone 21 07 1845 housebreaking aka [EXTON]
Haywood George 7y 14 Middlesex 17 03 1846 stealing *2*
Howe J. 7y 16 Bristol 29 10 1845 stealing .... .... .... ....
832 | Howells William | 7y 16 | Wisbeach | 07 01 1846 | stealing boots aka [HOWELL]; *2* |
Hurley John 7y 14 Clerkenwell 06 10 1845 stealing .... .... ....
Kirby Richard 7y 15 Newington 20 10 1845 stealing .... .... ....
Maguire Philip 7y 16 Warwick 25 03 1846 stealing bacon .... ....
Maley William 10y 17 Central Criminal Court 27 10 1845 larceny .... ....
Melvine John 7y .. Glasgow 24 09 1845 theft .... .... .... ....
Mills Robert 10y 15 Dorchester 06 01 1846 stealing money aka [William]; *2*
Newman Thomas 7y 14 Newington 20 10 1845 stealing .... ....
Norman William 14y 15 Kirkdale 21 01 1846 stealing cigars .... ....
O'Donell Edward 7y 15 Liverpool .. .. 18.. stealing rags .... .... ....
Pennyfather Thomas 7y 15 Central Criminal Court 05 01 1846 larceny ....
Peterkin David 7y 16 Perth SCT 10 10 1845 theft .... .... ....
Pickering Joseph 7y 17 Liverpool 24 10 1845 stealing born Ireland – refer: Perth Gazette 26/3/1850
Prentice Abraham 15y 14 Bedford 27 12 1845 arson | To Millbank Prison on 22/4/1846
Ryder John 7y 16 Birmingham 06 03 1846 stealing .... .... ....
Slater James 7y 16 Middlesex 17 03 1846 stealing .... .... ....
Smith Charles 7y 13 Northampton 20 10 1845 stealing .... ....
Smith Charles 10y 13 Hertford 17 10 1845 stealing .... .... ....
Smith James 7y 15 Birmingham 17 10 1845 stealing Absconded
Smith William 7y 15 Northampton 20 10 1845 stealing .... ....
Speed John 7y 15 Nether Knutsford 13 10 1845 stealing .... ....
Thomas George 10y 16 Central Criminal Court 11 05 1846 larceny ....
Thomas Henry 10y 16 Birmingham 17 10 1845 stealing aka [KELLY, Daniel]
Thomas John 7y 16 Middlesex 18 11 1845 stealing bread .... ....
Thomas Robert .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... .... * Mentioned *
Toal Daniel 7y 16 Perth SCT 30 04 1846 theft Absconded in SA
Toal David 7y 17 Perth SCT 30 04 1846 theft .... .... .... ....
Walker William 7y 14 Edinburgh 05 11 1845 theft .... .... ....
White James 7y 15 Louth 14 04 1846 stealing shoes .... .... ....
Williams William 7y 15 Liverpool .. .. 18.. stealing blankets .... .... ....
Yates Francis 7y 16 Birmingham 06 03 1846 stealing aka [GATES]


*2* Error in Parkhurst prison register: Listed as sent to VIC
*Mentioned* in BD of WAs but not in other records for the 'Ameer'
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Number *[2] |

Sources

  1. Perth DPS Passenger Ships arriving in Fremantle
  2. [*] The number is from Andrew Gill's book: Convict Assignment in WA 1842-1851. p.224




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