KNIGHT

Personal Details

Name: KNIGHT, William
Alias:
Convict Number(s): 1265
Year of Birth: 1824
Date of Death: 23/04/1865
Place of Death: Kendenup, WA.
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: William Jardine
Ship Arrival Year: 1852

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 24/07/1854
Location:

Conditional Pardon

Date: 27/09/1864
Location:

Certificate of Freedom

Date:
Location:

British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Blacksmith/Soldier
Literacy: Semi-Literate
Religion:
Place of Conviction: Malta.
Details of Crime: Court Martial. - Insubordination. Sentenced to 21 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Kendenup.
Employment Types: Farm Labourer.

Western Australian Re-Convictions

Date

Details of Crime

Sentence

22/05/1857 - Bunbury.
Breaking into and Stealing.
6 years.

Additional Information

KNIGHT absconded from custody on 16/07/1858, re-captured eight days later, then absconded again on 16/08/1859. He was re-issued with a Ticket of Leave on 19/06/1861. Please refer to Convict Biography " Two Abscondees caught at Australind ", by Irma WALTER on website - " Harvey History Online.