Guide (ship)

Guide (ship)

Guide was a convict ship that transported six convicts from Calcutta, India to Fremantle, Western Australia in 1855. It arrived in Fremantle on January 9 1855. The six convicts were all soldiers who had been convicted by court-martial and sentenced to transportation. In addition to the convicts, there were 16 passengers on board.

List of convicts on the Guide

Name Date of birth Trial place Trial date Crime Sentence
Thomas Clements (aka Claymounts) 1818 Bombay 1854 Insubordination (Navy) 7 years
Thomas Coe 1827 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
Isaac Geldert 1820 Unknown 1854 Insubordination (Navy) 7 years
Thomas Pacey 1827 Unknown 26 April 1853 Murder Life
Edwin Pearce 1833 Bombay 1854 Insubordination (Army) 7 years
Jonathan Taylor 1831 Liverpool 1850 Burglary 20 years

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