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Hierum Holmes

Hierum Holmes, one of 250 convicts transported on the Hive, 15 January 1834

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Hierum Holmes
Aliases: Herman Holmes
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1809
Occupation: Baker
Date of Death: 1839
Age: 30 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: Bigamy
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery on 17 October 1833
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hive
Departure date: 15th January, 1834
Arrival date: 11th June, 1834
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 252 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 282
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 21st February, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents.
Indent No; 131
Name; Herman Holmes.
Read & write. Protestant. Married
Age; 25
Native Place; Essex
Trade or calling; Baker
Offence; Bigamy
Trial Date; 17 Oct 1833
Height; 5 ft. 7 3/4
Eyes; Hazel
Hair; Brown
Completion; Sallow
Remarks 38/1139
Additional remarks noted against name; DEAD Patrick Plains letter dated Jan 1839

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st February, 2021 made the following changes:

alias1: Herman Holmes, date of birth: 1809 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1839 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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