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Robert Holness, one of 214 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 11 March 1833
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 24
||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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Roger Kent on 10th August, 2016 wrote:
Two more Holnesses were transported to Australia. Robert Thomas Holness (1817–1884) was sentenced to death for breaking, entering and stealing. The sentence was commuted to seven years transportation. Robert was transported on the convict ship “Waterloo,” that left Sheerness on the Isle of Sheppey in the Thames estuary, on 12 March 1833 bound for New South Wales arriving there on 3 August 1833. After completing his sentence Robert stayed in Australia and started a dynasty in the Tamworth area of New South Wales.
Convict Changes History
Roger Kent on 10th August, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1884 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime