Name: O'REILLY, John Boyle
Convict Number(s): 9843
Year of Birth: 1844
Date of Death: 10/08/1890
Place of Death: Hull, Boston Harbour, U.S.A.
Cause of Death: Accidental Overdose of Insomnia Medicine.
Ship Arrived on: Hougoumont
Ship Arrival Year: 1868
Tickets and Pardons
Ticket of Leave
Certificate of Freedom
Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Religion: Roman Catholic
Place of Conviction: Dublin, Ireland.
Details of Crime: Court Martial - Mutinous Conduct. Sentenced to 20 years Transportation.
Western Australia Work Details
Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Fremantle, Wellington.
Employment Types: Labourer/Probationer Convict Constable.
Western Australian Re-Convictions
Details of Crime
Went missing from Swamp Road, Cokelup, WA, road party on 17/02/1869. Famously escaped in the U.S. Whaler " Gazelle " off Belvedere, Australind, WA, in 03/1869. Married Mary MURPHY in Boston, U.S.A in 1872. Refer summary of John Boyle O'REILLY's life by going to our Home Page and selecting " View Biographies ".