Personal Details

Name: BALMER, William
Convict Number(s): 4858
Year of Birth: 1829
Date of Death: 26/04.1876
Place of Death: Slab Hut Gully, Kojonup, WA.
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Lord Raglan
Ship Arrival Year: 1858

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 21/05/1859

Conditional Pardon

Date: 10/09/1861
Location: Esperance, WA.

Certificate of Freedom

Date: 26/01/1871
Location: Albany, WA.

British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Clerk/Soldier
Literacy: Literate
Religion: Church of England.
Place of Conviction: Malta
Details of Crime: Theft & Using Abusive Language to his Superior Officer. Sentenced to 14 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Albany, Kojonup.
Employment Types: Farmer, Contractor to Kojonup Roads Board..

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Enlisted in 1st ( Royal ) Regiment, 2nd Battalion, Service No. 2315 as Private . Served in the Crimean War Campaign. Following Court Martial Conviction, sixteen months were spent incarcerated in Millbank & Portland Prisons, prior to Transportation to Australia. Married Charlotte Harriet HESTER, at Albany, WA, in 1864. Farmer at Kojonup in 1869. Employed a Ticket of Leave Servant at Slab Hut Creek, Perth to Albany Road in 1872-1873. ( Refer WABI Cards ).