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John Holland

John Holland, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Holland
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1820
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Derby Boro' Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 162
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

D Wong on 29th November, 2018 wrote:

John Holland was 20 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Derby.

John could read, was protestant, single, 5’3½” tall, dark sallow complexion, brown hair, blue eyes, Eyebrows meeting, long horizontal scar on left side of forehead, seven stars, sun, half moon, J.H M.M, flower pot, D inside lower right arm, ring on third finger of left hand, scar back of left thumb.

1847: TOL, Parramatta.
15/3/1852: CP
2/1/1855: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th November, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1820 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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