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LIST AND DESCRIPTION OF POLITICAL AND CRIMINAL EX-PRISONERS
PER GRIFFIN
FROM NEW CALEDONIA TO AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
FEBRUARY 1880

From NZ AJHR Vol II 1881 Part 2 - Dated Police Sation, Auckland, 21 February 1880. It is not known if these prisoners stayed in New Zealand or moved on.

LIST AND DESCRIPTION OF POLITICAL EX-PRISONERS, PER GRIFFIN FROM NEW CALEDONIA
SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES COUNTRY AGE HEIGHT FT/IN COMPLEXION EYES HAIR BUILD APPEARANCE REMARKS
CAILLIEN Francois Octavien France 45 5 4 Very dark Dark Dark Stout Gentlemanly Beard, whiskers and moustache
HENRY Nicolas France 50 5 3 Fresh Dark Grey Medium Elderly Slight moustache and beard
HOCQUART Auguste France 45 5 7 Swarthy Dark Brown Brown Stout Gentlemanly Full dark beard and moustache, shrugs his shoulders when speaking
HUGUENIN Simon France 49 5 10 Fresh Brown Br Stout Smart Full dark moustache, slight growth of beard
LAHALLE Hippolyte Celestin France 43 5 10 Very dark Brown Black Medium Respectable Moustache and beard
LEWEIDENT Henry Louis France 42 5 4 Fair Blue Light brown Medium Smart Slight beard and moustache
PICARD Pierre France 44 5 9 Swarthy Grey Brown Stout Respectable Moustache and beard
PLESSIS Francois Julien France 49 5 8 Dark Dark Grey Slight Smart Moustache, no beard or whiskers
RAYER Francois France 50 5 4 Dark Grey Dark hair tinged with grey Medium Smart Full moustache, slight beard and whiskers
VERSPEELT Bruno Belgium 54 5 3 Fresh Dark Grey Stout Elderly Slight grey beard and moustache, wears spectacles
VILLEVAL Joseph Charles Albin Belgium 32 5 4 Fair Grey Dark brown Medium Smart and good looking Slight moustache, no whiskers, speaks English slightly



LIST AND DESCRIPTION OF CRIMINAL EX-PRISONERS, PER GRIFFIN FROM NEW CALEDONIA
SURNAME CHRISTIAN NAMES COUNTRY OFFENCE SENTENCE AGE HEIGHT FT/IN COMPLEXION EYES HAIR BUILD APPEARANCE TRADE REMARKS
BENJAMES Charles France Deserting from army 5 years 42 5 6 Fair Blue Light Medium Respectable Painter Moustache and beard
DAPREMONT Jean Louis France Assaulting a sergeant 5 years 26 5 11 Fair Grey Brown Slim Smart Butcher Large nose, no hair on face, good looking
GRAIGNIER Prospere France Assaulting an officer 5 years 27 5 7 Dark Grey Dark Stout Smart and active Carter Pockpitted, beard and moustache
LECA Paul Felix France Embezzling army money 5 years 32 5 4 Dark Dark Dark Medium Smart Clerk Full moustache, no beard or whiskers
LEDUE John France Violent assult on brother soldier 5 years 38 5 0 Dark Grey Light-brown Slight Ordinary Labourer Full moustache, slight beard
MELIN Pierre France Indecent assault on girl under 10 years of age 10 years 50 5 2 Dark Dark Dark Slight Ordinary Clerk and schoolmaster Bald, was formerly a priest
PARISSE Joseph France Assaulting the captain of his ship by throwing him overboard 10 years 37 5 5 Dark Brown Dark Stout Respectable Ship's carpenter Hair turning grey, moustache and beard
PEODGNO - Fr Creole Robbing with violence 20 years 22 5 5 Very dark Blue Light Slight Ill-looking Labourer Was a stowaway; only 2 years served of the 20 year sentence.
PERROT Antoine France Larceny 5 years 42 5 7 Swarthy Grey Brown Stout Respectable Mechanical engineer Scar on forehead, moustache and beard turning grey
POURAILLY Bernard Adolphe France Embezzling army money 5 years 39 5 10 Dark Dark Dark Stout Respectable Clerk Moustache and beard

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