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Edward Holmes, one of 270 convicts transported on the Bengal Merchant, 04 August 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||14th May, 1838
life span was 58 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 341 (173)
||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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Wendy Smith on 20th March, 2019 wrote:
UK Prison Hulk Register and letters book on the Justitia moored at Woolwich in 1835. Offence written but not easy to work out. NSW Convict Muster in 1837 were Edward Holmes assigned to Mr G. T. Palmer at Sydney while the Convict Index indicates that Edward Holmes is from Yorkshire, aged 24 and is single. He was assigned to Captain A. T. Faunce. He is buried at the Oaks Estate burial ground.
Convict Changes History
Wendy Smith on 20th March, 2019 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 14th May, 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: m