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William Holmes, one of 296 convicts transported on the Earl Cornwallis, August 1800
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 278
||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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Galinda Wood on 13th November, 2013 wrote:
In the parish of Greenwich in the county of Kent in 1800, William stole 4 coats, a pair breechers, a pair of pantaloons, one pair stockings and one silver teaspoon ( total value 6 pounds and 6 shillings ) the property of John Brough. Sentenced to be hanged - transported in the ‘Earl Cornwallis’ in 1801. the 1828 NSW census states he had 13 acres - all cultivated and 1 horse at Richmond.
Convict Changes History
Galinda Wood on 13th November, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1774, date of death 1842, occupation, crime