Personal Details

Name: GIBSON, William
Convict Number(s): 1281
Year of Birth: 1824
Date of Death: 05/05/1915
Place of Death: Bunbury, WA.
Cause of Death: Natural Causes.

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: William Jardine
Ship Arrival Year: 1852

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 17/10/1853

Conditional Pardon

Date: 17/09/1859

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Married
Number of Children: 2
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Literacy: Illiterate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Norwich, England.
Details of Crime: Break & Enter , stealing spoons, forks, candlesticks, Communion Service, etc.. Sentenced to 10 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Donnybrook.
Employment Types: Farm Labourer, Market Gardener.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Additional Information

Married Amelia NEEDS at St Marks Church, Picton on 8 October, 1861.. Sincere thanks to Lisa DEVLYN for advising details of this Convict. Special thanks to Megan LAWLESS from Memories of Bunbury Facebook for supplying a copy of " GIBSON, William, 1824-1915, Arrival in Australia by Mavis LITTLEFAIR ', which has allowed me to present a mini Biography about the ex-Convict on this website.