Personal Details

Name: CHOWNEY, James
Convict Number(s): 5225
Year of Birth: 1830
Date of Death: 06/11/1904
Place of Death:
Cause of Death: Cerebral Haemorrhage & Asthenia.

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Edwin Fox
Ship Arrival Year: 1858

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 29/09/1860

Conditional Pardon

Date: 04/01/1864
Location: York, WA.

Certificate of Freedom

Date: 25/05/1872

British Details

Relationship Status: married
Number of Children: 1
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Literacy: Illiterate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Kingston on Thames, England.
Details of Crime: Shooting to resist arrest. Sentenced to 15 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Wellington, York.
Employment Types: Labourer

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Refer The Canberra Times 12 July 1887 & Perth Gazette 21 February 1876.