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James Holland

James Holland, one of 200 convicts transported on the Indian, July 1810

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Holland
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Soldier
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Assault with intent to rob with ano...
Convicted at: Edinburgh Circuit Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Indian
Departure date: July, 1810
Arrival date: 16th December, 1810
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 22
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

John McGowan on 24th October, 2013 wrote:

James Holland, private 6th Regiment of Inniskilling Dragons appeared 12 December 1808 at Edinburgh High Court on a libel - 18 November 1808 robbing John Hay, tenant farmer Duncanlaw,near Haddington, East Lothian (was billeted in area). Found guilty of assault with intent to rob and sentenced transportation for life. See Scots Magazine (1809),p 73 for detailed report and McGowan, John (2013) A New Civic Order: The contribution of the City of Edinburgh Police, 1805-1812, p 151 and p 229.

Convict Changes History

John McGowan on 24th October, 2013 made the following changes:

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