HISLOP, James John Henry

HISLOP, James John Henry ( 1824-1909 ) – Convict 530.   ‘Western Australian Convict, First Bond Schoolmaster, Clerk, Bunbury Businessman’.   James HISLOP was born on October 21, 1824 in Edinburgh, Scotland to parents James HISLOP and Allison LYDELL....

BUSWELL, Joseph

BUSWELL, Joseph ( 1819 -1891 )- Convict No. 3223.   ‘ Family man, community servant, small business man, energetic, diligent, self-respecting and generally regarded as a man of substance and integrity ‘. Joseph BUSWELL ( hereinafter referred to as JB ), was born in...

SAMPSON, DR. John

SAMPSON, DR. John ( 1813 – 1904 ) – Convict No. 4305.   “ Medical Practitioner, Musician, Band Conductor, Land Owner ‘.   Dr. John SAMPSON ( hereinafter referred to as JS ) was a thirty-nine ( 39 )  year old man, with his home and medical practice in Berkeley,...

O’REILLY, John Boyle

O’REILLY, John Boyle  ( 1844 – 1890 ) – Convict No. 9843. ‘  Western Australian Convict, Irish-American Poet, Journalist, Editor, Author, Fenian, Patriot, Activist ‘ .   John Boyle O’REILLY ( hereinafter referred to as JBO ), was born at Dowth Castle, County...

KRAKOUER, Theodore

KRAKOUER, Theodore ( 1818 – 1877 ) – Convict No. 232   ‘ A Polish Jew, Hawker, Talented Horseman, Forefather of the KRAKOUER AFL Football Champions ‘.   Theodore KRAKOUER ( hereinafter referred to as TK, was born at Krakow, Poland in 1818. His parents lived in a large...