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Isaac Myers

MYERS, Isaac, b. 1831. d. 8.8.1906 (Perth), (expiree), son of John & Rose, arr. 18.10.1851 per Minden, m. 15.5.1863 (York RC) Caroline BARRY b. 1839/43 (Irel) d. 1879 (Frem), dtr. of William & Margaret (nee Newland), she arr. 24.6.1862 per Mary Harrison as a cook. Chd. Edward William b. 1864 (York RC) d. 1871 (Frem), Henry Jacob b. 1865 d. 1928. Lucas Alexander b. 1867 (Frem RC), Reuben Alexander b. ?1867, Esther Rosetta b. 1868 d. 1945, Matilda b. 1870, Priscilla b. 1871, Deborah b. 1873, Charles Edward b. 1875 d. c.1972, Selina b. 1877. Child d. at birth with mother 1879. Master tailor at York, then at High St. Fremantle, employing 6 T/L men on occasions 1860-1875, mostly tailors. Jewish. Wife RC & illit.

Entry from Perth DPS page (now archived):
Isaac MYERS was born 1831 Whitechapel. Convicted 6 Jul 1847 at age 16 to 10 years transportation for "larceny from the person, a purse and three half crowns". Spent three years in Millbank Prison and the hulk York at Gosport before passage in 1851 on the Minden to Fremantle. Obtained ticket of leave before disembarkation and Conditional Pardon in 1855. Married Caroline Berry at York in 1863 and had up to ten children. Worked as a tailor in High St Fremantle employing other T/L men. Died in 1906 and is buried at Karakatta cemetery.

References and Links

Perth DPS page for Myers.


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