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Michael Holmes

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Michael Holmes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1831
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 22nd June, 1900
Age: 69 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: Larceny
Convicted at: Ireland, Waterford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Havering
Departure date: 4th August, 1849
Arrival date: 8th November, 1849
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 21 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi
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Community Contributions

D Wong on 21st September, 2020 wrote:

Michael and his two brothers, James and Richard were all transported on the Havering 1849.

29/8/1855: COF - Description: Born 1831, Farm Labourer, Native Place: Kilkenny, 5’8” tall, ruddy and freckled complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, scar palm of right and, scar inside top of forefinger of left hand.
Held TOL dated 30/11/1849.
COF delivered to his brother Richard Holmes.

1856: Married Elenor Hassard at Grafton, NSW.—No children found.

22/6/1900: Michael died at the Grafton Hospital, NSW and was buried at the South Grafton Cemetery.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 21st September, 2020 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au/~ppmay/cgi-bin/irish/irish.cgi (prev. ), firstname: Michael, surname: Holmes, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1831, date of death: 22nd June, 1900, gender: m, o

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