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John Hole

John Hole, one of 257 convicts transported on the Maria Somes, 03 May 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Hole
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Farmer & ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Cow stealing
Convicted at: Bristol. City and County of Bristol Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Maria Somes
Departure date: 3rd May, 1850
Arrival date: 9th August, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 237 (120). Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2017 wrote:

John HOLE was convicted at Bristol on 9 April 1847 for stealing a cow. Previous conviction. 10yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) arriving 1851.

Farm labourer/ploughman; Protestant; read & write; single man; 4’11 1/2” height.
Native place of birth: East Brent, Somerset.
Mother: Elizabeth
Brother: Henry, 52nd Regiment.

VDL:
Ticket of Leave granted.
No record of any misconduct.

14 July 1857: Certificate of Freedom issued, at Richmond, Tasmania.

Aug 1881: Died, at Richmond.  (Buried in a pauper’s grave at Richmond.)

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2017 wrote:

Application for permission to marry:
10 Jan 1852 - John HOLE per ‘Maria Somes’ to Mary JOHNSON per ‘Asia’. Approved.

Marriage:
2 Feb 1852 - at St. Luke’s Parish Church, Richmond. John HOLE, full age, labourer. Mary JOHNSON, full age. (ref. 37/1/11 no. 1108)

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 237 (120). Tasmanian Archives https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number

Nell Murphy on 15th August, 2017 made the following changes:

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