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James Holloway

James Holloway, one of 306 convicts transported on the Mary Ann, 06 July 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Holloway
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: 26th June, 1849
Age: 38 years

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 14 years

Crime: Housebreaking
Convicted at: Sussex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Mary Anne
Departure date: 6th July, 1835
Arrival date: 11th November, 1835
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 306 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 113 (59). Tasmanian Archives - convicts
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd February, 2013 wrote:

James Holloway was convicted at Sussex for housebreaking and given a 14yr sentence. Transported to NSW per ‘Mary Ann’ in 1835.

Served time in NSW and Norfolk Island.
14/09/1842 Ticket of Leave

01/03/1844: Berrima, NSW - Bushranging under arms, at large 10mths. Life Sentence.
23/06/1844: Norfolk Island

Transferred from Norfolk Island to Van Diemens Land, Port Arthur Penal settlement. Arrived per ‘Lady Franklin’ 03/11/1847.

15/05/1849: Steal from a dwelling house, putting in bodily fear and intent to murder. Committed for trial.
29/05/1849: Richmond - entered a hut at Brown Mountain and steal a gun. Fully committed for trial.
05/06/1849: Hobart Supreme Court: Unlawfully and maliciously shoot with a gun at Edwin Beckett with intent to kill. Guilty - to be hanged.

26/06/1849: Executed, at Hobart Town.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 3rd February, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of death 26th June, 1849, gender, occupation, crime

D Wong on 15th May, 2014 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000)

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