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James Holt, one of 152 convicts transported on the Grenada, May 1819
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||11th June, 1845
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 157 (80)
||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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Peter Prichard on 17th August, 2018 wrote:
D Wong on 18th August, 2018 wrote:
Violent Theft: highway robbery.
28th October 1818
JAMES HOLT was indicted for feloniously assaulting William Luker on the King’s highway, on the 20th of September, at St. Mary le Strand, putting him in fear, and taking from his person, and against his will, the sum of 14s., in monies numbered, his property.
Prisoner’s Defence. The prosecutor said he knew me very well, for he had served me with oysters-that he thought I was one of the men, but if I would give him some money he would discharge me. He did not appear before the magistrate until he was summoned.
GUILTY - DEATH. Aged 20.
Colonial Secretary Papers:
HOLT, James. Per “Grenada”
1824 Mar 12: On list of prisoners assigned (Fiche 3290; 4/4570D p.57)
19/3/1832: Permission to marry Bridget Cassack (City of Edinburgh), aged 26 on bond - James was 34, had TOL.
1832: Married at Scots Church, Sydney.
1834: Mary A
1829: TOL Bathurst, Born London.
1834: TOL Sydney.
Convict Changes History
Peter Prichard on 17th August, 2018 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1799 (prev. 0000), date of death: 11th June, 1845 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime