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George Holley, one of 264 convicts transported on the Earl Gray, 04 October 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||York, Pontefract Borough Quarter Sessions
4th October, 1842
14th January, 1843
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 263 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 239 (121)
||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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D Wong on 27th September, 2012 wrote:
George Holley was 28 years old on arrival and was transported for stealing 2 keys and a chain from a door, the property of Mr Robson of Pontefract.
George was a widower with 1 child, 5’3 1/2” tall, sallow complexion, light brown hair, grey eyes, native place was Bedford, 2 moles inside right arm, mole on left cheek, bled both arms, brothers; William, Thomas, John and 1 sister Sarah at Native Place.
14/3/1844: Original term of probation expired. (He had an excellent report).
12/7/1845: Rouseall West/Larceny under £5 - discharged.
June 1847: TOL
1850: Married Ann Pope Warden, 1 child Mary Ann born Westbury 1850.
18/10/1852: Steerage passenger on the Vixen, Launceston to Melbourne (free by servitude)Earl Grey.
16/3/1853: Passenger on the Clarence, Launceston to Melbourne. This may have been the same man or may have been George Holley(Marmion 1827)- no way of telling.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 27th September, 2012 made the following changes:
date of birth 1814, gender, occupation, crime