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Henry Holmes

Henry Holmes, one of 152 convicts transported on the Marquess of Hastings, 19 August 1825

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Holmes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1800
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1878
Age: 78 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: Pig stealing
Convicted at: Suffolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Marquis of Hastings
Departure date: 19th August, 1825
Arrival date: 3rd January, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 152 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 302
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 14th January, 2021 wrote:

1832 - 4 Aug. Certificate of Freedom. 
No; 32/697
Name; Henry Holmes
Trade or calling; Labourer
Offence; Pig stealing
Trial where & Date; Suffolk - 12 March 1825.
Sentence; 7 years
Age; 32, Est. year of birth; 1800
Native Place; Suffolk, England.
Height; 5 ft. 6 1/4 in
Eyes; Light Grey
Hair; Light Brown
Completion; Fair
Remarks; Had a ticket of Leave No; 30/570 3 Aug 1830. surrendered and cancelled

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Hospital & Asylum Records, Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm and Destitute
Admissions and Discharges
Name; Henry Holmes
Age; 72
County; England
Religion; Church of England
Date of Admission; 31 May 1870
By whom recommend; Board
Date of Discharge; No details
Ship; Marquis of Hastings - 1827.

Surgeon Superintendent Weekly Report
DIED; 23 Jun 1878. Age; 80.

** All dates, ages and spelling of names as per orginal source**

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 14th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1878 (prev. 0000)

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