Personal Details

Name: CANT, Joseph
Convict Number(s): 3249
Year of Birth: 1830
Date of Death: 1913
Place of Death: Mt Eliza Old Mens Home, Perth, WA
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Stag
Ship Arrival Year: 1855

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 16/06/1857

Conditional Pardon

Date: 09/06/1860

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Labourer
Literacy: Semi-Literate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Boston, England.
Details of Crime: Break and Enter. Noted previous convictions. Sentenced to 14 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Australind, Bunbury, Springhill.
Employment Types: Labourer/Baker.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Employed by Ben PIGOTT at Springhill from 29/10/1867 to 10/1868 as Labourer. Married Margaret CUNDELL in 1876. ( Widow of Convict 5003, David CUNDELL who died in 1872 ). Thanks to Colin SHAW for providing details of convicts misdemeanors, which included theft of a coat & jacket, and theft of a pair of boots on two separate occasions. Admitted to Mount Eliza Invalid Depot from Bunbury on 09/12/1886. ( Refer WABI Cards ). Refer Harvey History Online Website for Biography on this convict by Irma WALTER.