NSW List of Absconded and Apprehended Convicts 27 March 1832

PRINCIPAL SUPERINTENDENT OF CONVICT’S OFFICE,

SYDNEY, 27th MARCH, 1832.

THE undermentioned Prisoners having absconded from the Individuals and Employments set against their Names respectively, and some of them being at large with stolen Certificates, and Tickets of Leave, all Constables and others are hereby required and commanded to use their utmost exertions in apprehending and lodging them in safe custody. Any Person harbouring or employing any of the said Absentees, will be prosecuted as the Law directs:—

Ahern Owen, No. 32-2127, Asia (8), 21, Boatman, Cork, 5 feet 5½, blue eyes, brown hair, sallow freckled comp, from, No. 25 Road Gang,

Bassett Thomas, Neptune, 40, Miner, Somersetshire, 5 feet 5½, hazle eyes, brown hair, dark pale comp.from No. 25 Road Gang. 

Bladen Thomas, No. 31-471, Lady Harewood, 22, Miner, Shropshire, 5 feet 5, hazle eyes, light brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 41 Road Gang.

Bowers William, Albion, 30, Farmer’s Man, Yorkshire, 5 feet 8¾, hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from Hyde Park Barrack.

Bradley John, Lloyd, from No. 26 Road Gang. A notorious runaway.

Callaghan Mary, No. 31-479, Hooghley, 30, Servant of All-work, Cork, 4 feet 11½, light hazle eyes, sandy hair, fair freckled comp. from Mr. Joseph Kenyan, of Parramatta.

Charters John, 29-302, Eliza 1st time, Larkins 2d time, 28, Seaman, Limerick, 5 ft feet 8¼, grey eyes, sandy hair, ruddy comp. from Hyde Park Barrack. A troublesome character.

Davis James, No. 28-2151, Elisa, 19, Potter’s Apprentice, Newcastle, 5 feet 5, grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 41 Road Gang. 6th time of running.

Davis John, Elizabeth, 45, Labourer, London, 5 feet 5¾, black eyes, black hair, dark comp. from Escort to Roads. 3d time of running.

Day William, Neptune, 59, Groom, Warwick, 5 feet 4, dark eyes, black hair, dark ruddy comp. from John Allen, of Cornwallis.

Denham Henry, or Hamilton, No. 29-1892, John (2), 35, Fancy Painter and Printer, London, 5 feet 0½, blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy fair comp. from Mr. Pierce Colletts, of Bathurst. 4th time of running.

Donohoe John, No. 31-759, Waterloo, 20, Farmer’s Man, King’s County, 5 feet 6¾, blue eyes, brown hair, sallow comp. from Bathurst Bridge Party.

Dowed Thomas, No. 28-521, Morley, 33, Painter, Dublin, 5 feet 3½, grey eyes, light brow hair, ruddy fair comp. from No. 30 Road Gang. 4th time of running.

Downer Augusta, No. 28-222, Competitor, 24, Farm Servant, Portsmouth, 5 feet 0½, grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from Mrs. Harvey, Parramatta.

Doyle Miles, Countess Harcourt, 33, Ploughman, Wexford, 5 feet 5¾, grey eyes, brown hair, dark ruddy comp. from Argyle Bridge Party. 5th time of running.

Fenwick William, No. 27-1154, Guilford, 23, Labourer, London, 4 feet 7½, dark brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy comp. from Bathurst Bridge Party. 2d time of running.

Flannagan Thomas, Hadlow, 36, Labourer, Limerick, 5 feet 5, hazle eyes, light brown hair, fair pale comp. from the Australian Agricultural Company.

Fleming Henry or John, No. 28-1710, Marquis Hastings, 48, Silversmith, London, 5 feet 1¾, dark brown eyes, dark brown hair, dark sallow comp. from No. 26 Road Gang.

Gregory James, No. 29-2830, Sarah, 23, Weaver, Bolton, 5 feet 5, brown eyes, brown hair, dark ruddy comp. from No.33 Road Gang. 2d time of running.

Hewitson William, No. 27-2621, John (1), 20, Errand Boy, Lancaster, 5 feet 1½, hazle eyes, brownhair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 2 Iron Gang.

Hawson or Hanston William, No. 29-262, Sophia, 21, Farmer’s Man, County Armagh, 5 feet 2¼, dark ftazie eyes, dark brown hair, dark sallow comp. from Bathurst Bridge Party.

Higgins Patrick, No. 29-2988, Larkins, 26, Brazier, County Clare, 5 feet 6, light hazle eyes, dark prown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from Bathurst Bridge Party.

Hoare Michael, Eliza, from Bathurst Bridge Party. 5th time of running.

Howarth Thomas, No. 29-1303, Waterloo, 26, Butler and Labourer, Lancashire, 5 feet 7, light hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 33 Road Gang.

Ingram John, No. 30-425, Dunvegan Castle, 21, Tallow Chandler, Abergavenny, 5 feet 6½ dark hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No, 42 Road Gang.

James Benjamin, Recovery (2), 27, Sailor and Butcher, Swansea, 5 feet 4¾, blue eyes, flaxen hair, fresh pale comp., from Mr. J. B. Bettington, notorious runaway.

Johnson Neil, Albion, 26, Cotton Factory Man, Glasgow, 5 feet 5½, grey eyes, brown hair, from No. 44 Road Gang. Johnson William, Guilford, from Escort to Roads. A notorious runaway.

Jones William, Mermaid, from Bathurst Bridge Party, 2d time of running.

Kearns Patrick or Moses, Boyne, 24, Tailor, Wexford, 5 feet 6¾, grey eyes, brown hair, sallow freckled comp. from. No. 25 Road Gang, 5th time of running.

Keane Andrew, No. 30-161, James Pattison, 20, Groom, County Tyrone, 5 feet 4½, hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy pock-pitted comp. from, Escort to Roads. 3d time of running. Kelly James, Morley, from No. 26 Road Gang. 4th time of running,

Kelson or Kitson John, Marquis Huntly, 30, Weaver, Yorkshire, 5 feet 6½, hazle eyes, light brown hair, fresh ruddy comp. from No. 31 Road Gang.

Ladair Francis, No. 31-168, Georgiana, 25, Brickmaker, London, 5 feet 1¾, brown eyes, dark brown hair, pale pock-pitted comp. from Mr. F. N. Rossi, Sydney.

Lear William, No. 28-876, Mellish, 20, Miner, Shropshire, 5 feet 2¾, eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 26 Road Gang. 5th time of running,

Lee Thomas, Mangles, 28, Cotton Spinner, Stockport, 5 feet 6½, hazle eyes, brown hair, brown pock-pitted comp. from No. 44 Road Gang.

McCarthy John or James, No. 30-2009, Hercules, 25,Hawker, Limerick, 5 feet 11½, grey eyes, light brown hair, ruddy comp. from No. 42 Road Gang.

M’Carthy John, No. 29-76, Governor Ready, 20, Labourer, Cork, 5 feet 0¾, grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from Argyle Bridge Party.

M’Collin Isabella, No. 31-54, Kains, 18, Servant, Glasgow, 5 2¾, dark grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy fair comp. from Mary Eagar, Sydney.

M’Cormack John, Mangles, 24, Plasterer, London, 5 feet 4¾, grey eyes, light brown hair, sallow comp. from No. 4 Iron Gang.

M’Cullock William, No. 30-570, Dunvegan Castle, 22, Indoor Servant, Gallowayshire, 5 feet 9, brown eyes, brown hair, dark ruddy comp. from 44 Road Gang.

McDermott Michael, Regalia, 25, Ploughman, Sligo, 5 feet 2¾, hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy comp.from No. 26 Road Gang.

M’Queen or M’Keon James, No, 29-120, Governor Ready, 21, Soldier and Servant, Antrim, 5 feet 5, grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from 33 Road Gang.

Mitchell Robert, No, 30-2409, Florenlia, 28, Weaver and Gardener, Stirling, 5 feet 2¾, brown eyes, dark brown hair, dark ruddy comp. from Mr. Henry Donnison.

Moran Andrew, No. 28-866, Mangles, 24, Brass Founder, Dublin, 5 feet 4¾, hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy pock-pitted comp. from No. 4 Iron Gang. 4th time of running.

Mulvaney Patrick or Thomas, No. 31-253, Edward, 31, Farmer’s Man, Cavan, 5 feet 4¼ hazle grey eyes, light brown hair, ruddy freckled and pock-pitted comp, from No. 25 Road Gang.

Murphy Anthony, Agamemnon, 30, Shoemaker, London, 5 feet 2, hazle eyes, brown hair, fair pock-pitted comp. from Bathurst Bridge Party.

Neville John, No. 27-2513, Eliza, 25, Farm Servant, Limerick, 5 feet 6¼, hazle eyes, light brown to fair hair,fair freckled comp. from No. 44 Road Gang. 2d time of running.

Plomer George, No. 28-96, Fiorentia, 28, White and Blacksmith, Leicester, 5 feet 5, hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy fair comp. from Escort to Roads. 5th time of running.

Powell William, No. 30-2612, Burrell, 32, Pedlar, Somersetshire, feet 4½, brown eyes, sandy hair, ruddy freckled comp. from Bathurst Bridge Party.

Probert Edward, No. 28-2032, Albion, 26, Reaper, Shrewsbury, 5 feet 9½, light grey to blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy comp. from No. 25 Road Gang. 5th time of running.

Reardon John, No. 30-284, Katherine Stewart Forbes, 20, Farmer’s Man, County Cork, 5 feet 5, grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 36 Road Gang.

Roach John, Malabar, 37, Carpenter, Tipperary, 5 feet 4½, grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy comp. from No. 2 Iron Gang. A notorious runaway.

Sewell James, No. 28-1685, Marquis Hastings, 22, Farmer’s Man, Essex, 5 feet 5¼, hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy comp. from No. 30 Road Gang,

Slevin Mary, No. 31-473, Hooghley, 30, Servant of All-work, Tyrone, 4 feet 11½, blue to grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from Mr. James Orr, Parramatta.

Smith Patrick, No. 29-1037, Lord Melville, 20, Errand Boy, Dublin, 5 feet 5, hazle eyes, brown hair, florid freckled comp. from No. 25 Road Gang.

Sullivan or Murphy Daniel, Mangles, 21, Labourer, Cork, 5 feet 2, dark brown eyes, dark brown hair, dark sallow comp. from Hyde Park Barrack.

Swinden William, No. 28-1648, Bussorah Merchant, 24, File Cutter, Sheffield, 5 feet 1½, dark grey eyes, dark brown hair, ruddy freckled comp, from No. 25 Road Gang.

Thomas John, No. 30-2129, Royal Admiral, 24, Carpenter,  Bucks, 5 feet 7¾, dark hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy comp. from Hyde Park Barrack. 3d time of running. 

Todd John, Elizabeth, 34, Labourer, Yorkshire, 5 feet 8, hazle eyes, tight brown hair, sallow comp. from the Rev. Samuel Marsden. 

Toohig Catherine, No. 31-258, Palambam, 21, Dairy Maid, Cork, 5 feet 1, hazle eyes, dark brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from Mr. Thomas Jones, Sydney. 

Wale or Vale Joseph, No. 30-1758, Lord Melville, 23, Brass Founder, Birmingham, 5 feet 6, hazle eyes, brown hair, sallow comp. fr0m Hyde Park Barrack. 

Weatherstone John, 30-2203, Royal Admiral, 25, Gardener, Gloucester, 5 feet 4¾, blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy freckled comp. from No. 26 Road Gang. A notorious runaway.

Webb Charles, No. 29-1728, Norfolk, 24, Farmer’s Man, Hants, 5 feet 7, hazle eyes, light brown hair, ruddy comp. from Bathurst Bridge Party. 

Winkles Joseph, Eliza, 24, Cutler, Sheffield, 5 feet 7, grey eyes, much closed, brown hair, pale comp. from No. 26 Gang. 4th time of running. 

LIST OF RUNAWAYS APPREHENDED UP TO THE 26th MARCH. 

Brown James, Norfolk, from Mr. C. Ware, of Bathurst.
Carthy Michael, Sir Godfrey Webster, from No, 26 Road Gang.
Charters John, Eliza and Larkins, from No. 4 Iron Gang.
Clarke James, Eliza, from Escort to Road Department.
Cooley Jeremiah, John, from No. 42 Road Gang.
Cusack John, Sophia,from No. 33 Road Gang.
Douglass John, Manlius, from No. 41 Road Gang.
Duoy Michael, Sir Godfrey Webster, from No. 26 Road Gang.
Gregory James, Sarah, from No. 33 Road Gang.
Harris Thomas, Minerva, from No. 23 Road Gang.
Hayes Robert, Mary, from Mr. Edmond Lockyer.
Henry Hugh, Henry Porcher, from No. 26 Road Gang.
Horan Edward, Waterloo, from No. 23 Road Gang.
Kelly John, Phoenix, from Escort to Road Party.
Lander Ellen, Palambam, from Mr. John Rowley, Sydney.
Lennox James, James Pattison, from No. 26 Road Gang.
M’Farlane George, Guilford, from No. 3 Iron Gang.
M’Guirk Peter, John, from No. 26 Road Gang.
M’Queen James, Governor Ready, from. No. 33 Road Gang.
Moses Hyam, Bady Faversbam, from No. 26 Road Gang.
Mullens William, Forth, from No. 26 Road Gang.
Musgrave Thomas, York, from Escort to Road Department.
Nunnery William, Borodino, from No. 33 Road Gang.
Pitt Henry, Mermaid, from No. 25 Road Gang.
John Richardson, Surry, from Mr. J. Warner, Lake Macquarie.
Saunders Peter, Georgiana, from No. 26 Road Gang.
Shea James, Manlius, from No. 26 Road Gang.
Smith John, Eliza, from No. 41 Road Gang.
Taylor Thomas, Norfolk, from Bathurst Bridge Party.
Wall William, Ocean, from No. 23 Road Gang.
Webb Charles, Norfolk, from Bathurst Bridge Party.
Welsh James, Dunvegan Castle, from Mr. W. E. Elyard, Burwood.

F. A. HELY, J. P.
Principal Superintendent of Convicts.

Source: Government Gazette Notices (1832, March 28). New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 – 1900), p. 39. 

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