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Phoebe Anderson

Phoebe Anderson, one of 184 convicts transported on the Gilbert Henderson, 10 December 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Phoebe Anderson
Aliases: Smith, Mary (alias)
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1822
Occupation: Nurse girl/servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Gilbert Henderson
Departure date: 10th December, 1839
Arrival date: 24th April, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 183 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 142
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

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2022 wrote:

1839 - 16 September. Trial. Offence; Uttering counterfeit coins. 
Previous Conviction. 6 months for same offence.

Status; Single. Aged; 18 years. Native Place; London. Height; 4 ft 10 in.

1841 - Convict Muster; House of Correction.

1843 - 29 April. Colonial Trial. Offence; Larceny. Sentence; 2 years

1845 - 7 Oct. Ticket of Leave.

1851 - Free Certificate

Convict Changes History

Penny-Lyn Beale on 28th June, 2022 made the following changes:

alias1: Smith, Mary (alias) (prev. Smith, Mary (Alias)), date of birth: 1822 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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