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Journal by Beaujames

Welcome Holleys past and present,
Do find me a photo of William Holley,(Holly) and his good wife Catherine Anne Holley
(nee Arthur) my great great Grandparents of Tenterfield NSW circa, 1838 to 1899.

This is for my 3,500 page with 1,700 photos, an 9 year work on my Autobiography,
covering the Holley Family 1750 through to present July 2021.

Family Line: (male line).
Matthew Holley Norfolk England B, c, 1750/1765,(there were 2?)
William Holley (convict) born 1806 Norfolk.
William Arthur Holley B, 1858 Tenterfield, NSW
James Arthur Holley 2nd B, 1892 Tenterfield
James Oswald Holley B, 1916 Charleville
James Arthur Holley 3rd. (self) B, 1940 Maryborough Qld.

All serious and accurate responses will be appreciated.
Thank you, stay healthy
JAH.

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by janilye on 2021-07-25 03:18:18

William Holley Snr. born c.1812 was a waiter and footman convicted of stealing a waistcoat which at the Old Baily, in 1827, translated to Theft, Grand Larceny. He was transported to New South Wales on the 'Phoenix' in 1828, for 7 years. At the time of his death he was living at the Four Mile near Tenterfield (today known as Four Mile Creek Rd.) died 26 May 1890. pre-deceasing his wife Catherine, by about 2 years.
Perhaps the Tenterfield Historical Society can help ?(02) 6736 2844

by janilye on 2021-07-25 03:44:32

Were you aware of the nickname referred to below? Or was there another William before your 1858 one?
No, he wasn't married till 1847. Do you know why he was called that? I mean it is trivial but interesting just the same.

The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, Wednesday 24 March 1847
One Bay MARE, switch tail, black points, branded EO on the off neck, IT near
shoulder, T5 under the saddle.
ALSO,
A Bay Yearling FILLY, branded EO off neck, IT near shoulder.
The above were running on Mr. Niele's run, Balindun, near Tenterfield, New England, and supposed
to have been stolen by William Holley, better known by the name of "the Boy Billy."
The above reward will be paid to any person giving such information as may lend to the discovery of the Horses
and detection of the thief.
406 EDWARD ODELL

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