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Abraham Holmes

Abraham Holmes, one of 156 convicts transported on the Neptune, 18 March 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Holmes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1798
Occupation: Nail maker
Date of Death: 1835
Age: 37 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Derby Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Neptune
Departure date: 18th March, 1820
Arrival date: 16th July, 1820
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 155 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 266
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd September, 2020 wrote:

Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814-2011
Liverpool St Luke.  27 February 1826 - 23 September 1838

Name; Abraham Holmes. No; 545
Abode; Lunatic Asylum
When Buried; 15 December 1835
Age; 46 years
Ships Name; Neptune
Quality or Profession; Free
By whom the Ceremony was preformed; Robert Cartwright
New South Wales, Australia, Certificates of Freedom, 1810-1814, 1827-1867
(NRS 12208) Register of Certificates of Freedom

No; 34/5822
Abraham Holmes
Vessel; Neptune 3. Arrived 1820.
Age; 27   Est year of birth 1798
Native Place: Derbyshire
Calling; Nailor
Date of Trial: Derby. 19 October 1819
Offence; No Details
Sentence; 7 years
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/4 inches
Complexion: Sallow
Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes; Light Grey
Date of Certificate 9 Nov 1826
Had a Ticket of Leave NO 35/1609 now surrendered & Canceled

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 2nd September, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1835 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

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