Personal Details

Name: SHIRKEY, John
Convict Number(s): 7270/10152
Year of Birth: 1830
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Cause of Death:

Arrival Details

Ship Arrived on: Clyde
Ship Arrival Year: 1863

Tickets and Pardons

Ticket of Leave

Date: 09/11/1864

Conditional Pardon


Certificate of Freedom

Date: 08/05/1874
Location: Bunbury, WA.

British Details

Relationship Status: Single
Number of Children:
Occupation: Steel Melter/Soldier
Literacy: Literate
Religion: Protestant
Place of Conviction: Mauritius.
Details of Crime: Court Martial. - Desertion & Robbery with Violence. Noted Previous Conviction. Sentenced to 10 years Transportation.

Western Australia Work Details

Western Australia Work Locations: Bunbury, Fremantle, Ludlow, Lockeville, Perth, Sussex, Swan, Toodyay, Vasse, Victoria Plains, Wellington, Wokalup.
Employment Types: General Servant, Sawyer, Labourer.

Western Australian Re-Convictions


Details of Crime


7 years. - Noted Unmarried, Sawyer.

Additional Information

Employed by W.A. Timber Co. at Ludlow/Lockeville/Sussex from 30/06/1870 as a Labourer. ( Refer WABI Cards ). Employed by John SWALLOW of Vasse/Sussex from 01/07/1870 as a Labourer. ( Refer WABI Cards ). Employed by J. BANTING at Bunbury/Sussex from 07/09/1871 as a Labourer. ( Refer WABI Cards ). Employed 8 Ticket of Leave Men at Wokalup from 1871- 1873, Including 2 Sawyers, Cook and a Brick Layer. ( Refer WABI Cards ). Employed by John Joshua PICKERSGILL of Bunbury/Wellington from 27/08/1873 as a Labourer. ( Refer WABI Cards ).