Personal Details

Name: MENZIES, Alexander
Convict Number(s): 1254/7503
Year of Birth: 1831
Date of Death: 1905
Place of Death: Mt Eliza Depot, Perth, WA.
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Lord Dalhousie
Ship Arrival Year: 1863

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 16/03/1864

Conditional Pardon

Date: 03/04/1872
Location: York, WA.

Certificate of Freedom


British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Tailor/Soldier.
Literacy: Semi- Literate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: St. Helena Island.
Details of Crime: Rape. Sentenced to Life Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Fremantle, Newcastle, Perth, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wellington, York.
Employment Types: Labourer, General Servant, Sawyer.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


Charged with Absconding from the Colony.
2 years. - T/L - 15/06/1867

Additional Information

Discharged to Bunbury - 07/01/1864. In 03/1865, Escaped from Quindalup Saw Mill, Vasse. In 09/1865, Re-captured Bombay, India. Refer Inquirer & Commercial News- 13/07/1864 & 22/11/1865, Refer Perth Gazette - 16/09/1865 & 19/11/1869 and Refer Daily News - 02/07/1894. Refer Convict Biography - " Three Convict Excapees to India " by Irma WALTER on website - Harvey History Online.