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Charles Holliday

Charles Holliday, one of 200 convicts transported on the Parmelia, 23 July 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Holliday
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

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

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 52 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Surrey Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Parmelia
Departure date: 23rd July, 1832
Arrival date: 16th November, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 380
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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Anonymous on 29th August, 2011 wrote:

Charles Holliday was born in Holborn, City of London in the parish of St Sepulchre on 19 March 1815.  The second child of Thomas Wickersham Holliday and Jane nee Denman.  After his mother’s death Charles was arrested for housebreaking.  His convict indent lists him as Protestant, engineer, height 5’ 3", ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel grey eyes and several tatoos one of which was "Ann Cooper".
Charles could read and write and was employed at Cabramatta by a Mr Beard.  During his 7 year sentence he was tried for larceny at Windsor on 19 Nov, 1834 and was transported to Moreton Bay the same day that his father, brother and sister arrived in Sydney.

Charles received a total sentence of 10 years being granted his freedon on 10 March, 1842 aged nearly 27.  In 1846 he married his widowed sister in law, Charlotte Holliday nee Fox and they had five children.  One became an Anglican Clergyman.
Charles Holliday died from tuberculosis on
6 August 1858 at Balmain, NSW.

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