Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Hollingsworth

John Hollingsworth, one of 200 convicts transported on the Sarah, 22 August 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Hollingsworth
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Ploughman/shearer/reaper/milkman/sower
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 14 years

Crime: Poaching
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Sarah
Departure date: 22nd August, 1829
Arrival date: 27th December, 1829
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 HO11/7, Page Number 180
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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Hollingsworth was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Hollingsworth?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

D Wong on 11th May, 2019 wrote:

7/4/1829 Essex Herald Essex, England:
John Dean and James Unwin, alias Onion, for stealing turkeys at Arkesden.

17/3/1829 Essex Herald Essex, England:
POACHERS. John Hollingsworth, Adam Bond, Thomas Barker, Richard Boyton, James Bailey, John Wisbey, John Brown, John Graves, Thos. Graves, Joseph Burgess, James Onion, alias Unwin, George Burgess, Thomas Martin, John Martin, John Pledger, John Sell, Joseph Gates, John Pickitt and James Baker were indicted for maliciously and feloniously shooting at Richard Warren, with powder and shot, with intent to kill and murder.

John Hollingsworth was 28 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Essex.

John could read, was married with 3 children, was 5’11¾” tall, ruddy complexion, Brown hair, dark grey eyes, diagonal scar on forehead right side, small scar on centre of lower lip.

1837: TOL Parramatta
1838: TOL Parramatta

10/3/1843: COF
1843: Bank Warrant - Condition: Free by Servitude.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 11th May, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au