Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Notes from mc2 - Richard Holland

RICHARD HOLLAND arrived in Sydney on the Duke of Portland on 27th July 1807. According to the crime registers on the 22nd June 1806 Richard had stolen a parcel out of a cart. He was tried at the Old Bailey in September 1806 and sentenced to seven years transportation.

Richard was born in England on 8 May 1783 and died at Windsor, New South Wales on 10 May 1867.

Richard Holland married MARY ROBERTS (daughter of William Roberts and Kezia Brown) on 18 October 1813 at St Matthews Church, Windsor. This was a second marriage for Richard as he had been married in England.

Mary Roberts was born in Sydney on 15 June 1793 and died on 24 July 1863.

Richard farmed land at Cornwallis and also possibly owned land in Windsor where he had a shop - initially a bakers and later a butchers shop.

The children of Richard and Mary were:
  • William 1813 - 1897
  • Richard 1815 - 1881
  • John 1817 - 1897
  • Sarah 1820 - 1891
  • Thomas 1822 - 1824
  • Thomas 1825 - 1913
  • Henry 1828 - 1828
  • Henry 1830 - 1906
  • Ann 1836 - 1905
SARAH HOLLAND married WILLIAM PENDERGAST

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