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Joseph Holt, one of 180 convicts transported on the Lady Feversham, 03 April 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 300
||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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Maureen Withey on 15th February, 2021 wrote:
HO 17/54/171829 Sept
Prisoner name: Joseph Holt.
Prisoner age: 20.
Prisoner occupation: Servant.
Court and date of trial: Lincoln Summer Assizes 1829.
Crime: Horse stealing. Stealing one horse from Mr Spinks of Scampton, Lincolnshire.
Initial sentence: Death recorded and commuted to transportation for life.
Gaoler’s report: Not known.
Petitioner(s): Joseph Holt Senior, the prisoner’s father, a labourer of Skirbeck near Boston, Lincolnshire.
Grounds for clemency: Aged only 19 years; is of very weak intellect; first offence.
Other papers: A character for the father. A character for the petitioner’s family.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 15th February, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime