Contribute to this record
William McCreeth, one of 296 convicts transported on the Pyrenees, 31 January 1853
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
Did you find the person you were looking for?
If William Mccreeth was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.
If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.
D Wong on 13th October, 2019 wrote:
Convict No 1986 - Western Australia.
William McCreeth was transported for ‘Uttering a forged money order.
William was 26 years old, married with one child, 5’5” tall, black hair, hazel eyes, oval face, dark complexion, tolerably stout.
1/5/1853: Ticket of Leave
3/2/1855: Conditional Pardon.
1857: Married Palela Holman at Perth.
William listed as ‘McCreetle’.
(Pamela was born 1828 to Augustus Kapel Holman and Ann Holman - Yorkshire).
1858: WA BDM - William Henry Augustus McCreeth born - Mother: Pamela Holman.
McCREETH.-THE FRIENDS of the late Mrs. PAMELA McCREETH are respectfully informed that her Funeral will leave her son’s residence, No. 164, Grote-street, on MONDAY, at 2.30 p.m., for the West-terrace Cemetery.
R. T. WALLMANN and SONS ...”
Publication place: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
20/7/1861 South Australian Weekly Chronicle:
MANX TOWN SCHOOL.
Mr. William McCreeth, of Manx Town School, wrote’ stating that as the dimensions of the school according to the plans furnished for his guidance, were larger than were
actually required, he asked if the Board would consent to the building ofone of smaller dimensions, but quite equal to the requirements of the place.
The Board could not sanction the proposal.
28/11/1862 South Australian Register, Adelaide, SA:
THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.
Mr. William McCreeth as Clerk to the Local Court at Woodside from the 26th instant vice Bundey, resigned.
1873: William McCreeth died - registered in Adelaide.
1888: William Henry Augustus died, Adelaide. He Married Margaret Elizabeth Clarkson, in SA.
1917: Alfred, brother of William Henry died Adelaide. Born 18/1/1862 at Makestown, SA.
He married Elizabeth Charlotte Russell, Adelaide.
Christopher Walsh on 13th October, 2019 wrote:
William Snr, William Jr and Pamela were all interned in the same grave over a period of time in the West Terrace Cemetery in Adelaide SA
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 13th October, 2019 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 3 (3)