Personal Details

Name: FAIRLEIGH, William James
Alias: FAIRLEY, William James
Convict Number(s): 3847
Year of Birth: 1823
Date of Death: 17/05/1899
Place of Death: Vasse District, WA.
Cause of Death: Exposure.

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: William Hammond
Ship Arrival Year: 1856

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 16/10/1858

Conditional Pardon

Date: 02/10/1862
Location: Vasse, WA.

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Labourer
Literacy: Literate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Hamilton, Bermuda, West Indies.
Details of Crime: Stealing Trinkets. Noted 2 Previous Regimental Courts Martial. Sentenced to 21 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Freshwater Bay, Greenough, Vasse.
Employment Types: Labourer, Constable of a Work Gang.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Reported to be at Greenough, WA in 1864, where he employed 3 Ticket of Leave Men. Refer Convict Biography written by Irma WALTER at Harvey History Online website..