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Job Hollister (c. 1765–?)

Job Hollister (c.1765- ) was found guilty on 10 February 1785 at Bristol, England, of stealing tobacco from a shop. Sentenced to 7 years transportation, he had been sent to the Ceres hulk by 7 January 1786 and was discharged to the Alexander in January 1787. He arrived at Sydney in January 1788 as part of the First Fleet.

Hollister left the colony on the Daedalus in July 1793.

* information from Mollie Gillen, The Founders of Australia: A Biographical Dictionary of the First Fleet (1989), p 177

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c. 1765

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Crime: theft (shop)
Sentence: 7 years