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William Holmes

William Holmes, one of 230 convicts transported on the Captain Cook, 02 May 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Holmes
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 25th July, 1846
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Captain Cook
Departure date: 2nd May, 1833
Arrival date: 26th August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 232 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 81 (42)
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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Ken LAPWORTH on 14th December, 2012 wrote:

Was Convicted of stealing and killing a Ewe and Transported on the ship ‘CAPTAIN COOK’  REFERENCE STATE ARCHIVES NSW 41/1831
He died in Sydney Hospital 25/07/1846

Convict Changes History

Ken LAPWORTH on 14th December, 2012 made the following changes:

date of death 25th July, 1846, gender, crime

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