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Frederick Homes, one of 270 convicts transported on the Nile, 18 September 1857
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 93, Class and Piece Number HO11/18, Page Number 234
||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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Roz Myles on 15th December, 2014 wrote:
Frederick was my Great, Great grandfather. He married Sarah Rontree the daughter of Thomas Rontree a warder who had also travelled to Australia with his family on the Nile. Frederick married under the name Kennell but reverted back to Holmes at a later date. In 1864 Frederick became clerk to the Fremantle merchant Lionel Samson. Two children were produced from Frederick’s marriage. The eldest, Alice and then George Frederick who became an early pioneer of the Kimberly area. Around 1866 he had a store in Champion Bay. Shipping records show that he possibly may have travelled to Mauritius with horses about 1869. I have no record of him after that date.
Convict Changes History
Roz Myles on 15th December, 2014 made the following changes:
alias1: Kennell (alias) (prev. Kennell (Alias)), date of birth: 1836 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime