Personal Details

Name: CAWTHORNE, Michael
Convict Number(s): 4868
Year of Birth: 1821
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Lord Raglan
Ship Arrival Year: 1858

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 01/02/1860

Conditional Pardon

Date: 30/08/1862
Location: Bunbury, WA.

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Married
Number of Children: 1
Occupation: Paper Maker, Travelling Hawker.
Literacy: Semi-Literate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.
Details of Crime: Manslaughter. No Previous Conviction. Sentenced to 15 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Australind, Fremantle, Perth.
Employment Types: Constable for Convict Working Parties, Cook.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

16/12/1858 - Appointed Constable for a Working Party. 1860 - Worked as Cook for Marshall Waller CLIFTON at Australind. Employed up to 11 Ticket of Leave men at Rosamel Property , near Australind, between 1864 and 1872. Received Permission to leave Western Australia and arrived in Adelaide, South Australia on 20/12/1876. ( Cawthorne boarded the ship " Georgette " at Fremantle, WA, on 29/11/1876 as a Saloon Passenger- the boat hit a reef off Redgate Beach, Margaret River in December 1876 and was wrecked ). ( Refer WABI Cards ). Refer Convict Biography by Irma WALTER published on Harvey History OnLine Website.