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THE ALLEGED MURDERERS
Bevan /Beavan
Qui
Warburton
Frederick (ex convict)
San
Charles
Labourer
Butcher's assistant to Mr Eaton
Labourer
TRIAL WITNESSES
Ashton
Burns
Cavanagh
Chow
Eaton
Hall
Harrison
Lee / Li
Lillis
McRae
Noonan
Noonan
O'Meehan
Polak
Pang
Platt
Prince
Smith
Smith
Smith
Ti
Waylen
Zeddie/Zeddi
Walter
Robert
John
Ah Hong
Richard Thomas
Lillian Helena
George (ex convict)
Wat Sun (Watson)
Edward
Roderick
William Joseph
Jane
John Albert
Joseph
Ah (Ah Pang)
Caroline
Tom (Prince Tom)
Alfred
Francis
Henry
Jin / Gin
Dr Alfred Robert
Charles
Storekeeper
Builder, carpenter
Shoemaker
Mr Lockyer's cook
Butcher and employer of San Qui
Wife of James Anderton who held a gallon license
Storeman in Mr Lockyer's service
Lived at Noonan's Victoria Inn
Labourer - lodged at Frederick Bevan's house
Manager of the North West Australian Mercantile Co.
Proprietor of the Victoria Inn/Hotel
Proprietor of the Victoria Inn/Hotel
Government Medical Officer at Roebourne
Gaoler at Roebourne

Wife of Frederick
Aboriginal tracker
Teamster in the service of Mr Platt
Sawyer
Aboriginal tracker
Worked for Mr Noonan
Colonial Surgeon 1833-1901
Carpenter
CHIEF JUSTICE, ATTORNEY GENERAL AND SOLICITORS FOR THE ACCUSED
Harper
Hensman
Onslow
Stevens
Julian Francis
Alfred Peach
Sir Alexander
George James Malcolm
Solicitor for Frederick Bevan & San Qui
Attorney General of Western Australia (Prosecutor)
Chief Justice
Solicitor for Charles Warburton
POLICE OFFICERS AND DETECTIVES
Back
Baker
Gurney
Laurence
Lawrence
O'Connell
Payne
Phillips
Pollett
Rowe
Stevens
Thomas
E.G.
John G.
George Henry
David
W.C.
Daniel
Charles
George Braithwaite
William
Thomas
George James Malcolm
William
Sub Inspector
Detective Constable
Detective Constable
Police Constable Roebourne (deceased)
Sub Inspector
Sergeant of Police Roebourne
Sergeant of Police Roebourne
Commissioner of Police
Special constable on duty at the lockup
Inspector of police stationed at Geraldton
Sworn in as a detective to further investigate murders
Police Constable Roebourne
OTHER PEOPLE NAMED IN VARIOUS SOURCES INCLUDING THE POLICE FILE
Armstrong
Brown
Bevan/Beavan
Broadhurst
Dearden
Elliott
Gilroy
Henshaw
Erdmann
Law
Lithgow
Longstaff
McCourt
McCullock
McRae
Pontt / Pont
Pontt / Pont
Sullivan

Christopher
Alfred
Mary Ann (nee Blurton)
Florance Constantine
James
S.B.L.
William Holmes
Mr
Franz
Mrs
James
Benjamin
Margaret Placideo or Placida
Adam
Isabel
Auguste / Augustus
William
Thomas
Hostler at Thompson's Hotel
Teamster in the employ of Roderick McRae
Wife of Frederick Bevan (later married Francis Almonia?)
Store Assisant at Cossack. Had been a Union Bank Clerk
Landlord of Freemason's Hotel Perth with info on Erdmann
Laments the rumours and innuendos in a letter
Arrested twice for the murders but not enough evidence
Saw Anketell and McRae gambling at Roebourne Hotel
Alias Frank Hornig - suspect in the Roebourne murders
Delivered milk daily to bank premises
Made statements alleging he was present during murders
Friend of James Lithgow
Fiancée of Thomas Anketell (married Robert Clarkson)
Inseparable friend of Thomas Sullivan in Jarrahdale
Observed Anketell's body on verandah & raised alarm
Named in James Lithgow's alleged witness confession
Brother of Augustus
Claims to have overheard who the murderers were