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Arthur Melburn, one of 262 convicts transported on the Clara, 19 March 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th January, 1899
life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 15 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 214
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Anonymous on 13th May, 2011 wrote:
Married Kate (Catherine) GRADY (aka O’GRADY) at Northam, Western Australia.
From marriage certificate:
When and where married: April 27 1864 in the church in Northam
Name and Surname: Arthur Melben, Catherine Grady
Under 21: Arthur - above; Catherine - under
Condition: Arthur - bachelor; Catherine - spinster
Rank or profession: Arthur - shepherd; Catherine - domestic servant
Residence at time of marriage: Both - Mumbekine, Northam
Father: Arthur - Arthur Melben - sailor; Catherine - John Grady - labourer
"Married at Northam according to the rites and ceremonies of the Established Church of England and Ireland. Signed Charles Clay"
Arthur signed his name; Catherine made her mark. When Arthur signed, the surname looks like Mallbon or Mellbon or Mellban.
Witnesses: Richard Dudley (signed his name) and the mark of Sarah Dudley.
Fourteen (14) children born between 1865-1889 including my gg grandfather Arthur Robert (Bob) MELBIN born 1873.
Arthur died 12th Jan 1899 after a terrible accident.
Kate married Henry Thomas BLAKE in 1911. She died 26th Sep 1927 but is buried with first husband Arthur in Northam Cemetery.
Convict Changes History
Colleen on 30th January, 2013 made the following changes:
alias1, date of death 12th January, 1899, gender, occupation, crime