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Francis Homes

Francis Homes, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Francis Homes
Aliases: Holmes
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Carter
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Nottingham Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 167 (85)
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

D Wong on 30th November, 2018 wrote:

Listed as Francis Holmes.

Francis was 32 years old on arrival.
Native Place: Nottingham.

Francis was literate, protestant, married with 3 female children, 5’6¼” tall, dark sallow complexion, brown hair and eyes, left upper eyelid heavy, eyebrows partially meeting, lost nearly all the front upper teeth, woman, sun and bird on lower right arm, long scar inside forefinger of right hand, God be merciful to me a sinner on upper left arm, woman, and some illegible letters inside small of right leg.

1846: TOL Patrick Plains.
5/1/1853: CP

20/12/1848: Charged Thomas Cutts under the Masters & Servants Act, at Maitland.

Nov 1854: Was living on the William River, in High street, and was robbed of £47 and two watches.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th November, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

D Wong on 30th November, 2018 made the following changes:


D Wong on 4th December, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Holmes

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