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James Holt

James Holt, one of 200 convicts transported on the Mermaid, 02 December 1829

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Holt
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Ploughman/farm labourer
Date of Death: 1879
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sacrilege
Convicted at: Kent Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Mermaid
Departure date: 2nd December, 1829
Arrival date: 7th May, 1830
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 244
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 15th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Convict Indents. - Mermaid - 1830
Indent No; 65
Name; James Holt
Read & write. Protestant. Single
Trade or calling; Ploughs, reaps and milks
Offence; Sacrilege
Trial where & Date; Maidstone. 8 Aug 1829
Age; 26 Year of birth;
Native Place; Middlesex
Height; 5 ft. 4 1/4 in
Eyes; Brown
Hair; Black
Completion; Dk Ruddy
Certificate; 39/2196. CP; 48/257 Dated 31 Dec 1847.
Assigned; James Black.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th January, 2021 wrote:

New South Wales, Australia, Hospital & Asylum Records, Liverpool Asylum for the Infirm and Destitute
Admissions and Discharges; No; 923.
Name; James Holt
Age; 73
County; England
Religion; Church of England
By whom recommended; Board
Date of Admissions;
26 Nov 1872, Date of Discharge; By request - 21 Sept 1875
14 July 1876. Date of Discharge; No details
Ship; Mermaid. 1830.

Surgeon Superintendent Weekly Report 1877-1883
DIED; 1 Sept 1879.

Australia, Death Index,
Name: James Holt
Death Date: 1879. Death Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1879. Registration Place: Liverpool, New South Wales
Registration Number: 6296
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Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1804 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

Penny-Lyn Beale on 15th January, 2021 made the following changes:

date of death: 1879 (prev. 0000)

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