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Philip Bacchus

Philip Bacchus, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Philip Bacchus
Aliases: Phillip
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing fowls
Convicted at: Norfolk Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 996 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 125 (64)
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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D Wong on 20th July, 2018 wrote:

26/12/1789 The Ipswich Journal Suffolk, England:
Wednesday was committed to Norwich Castle, by William Taylor, Esq.
Philip Bacchus, William Hobbs and Charley Spruce, all of this place. Sawyers, old offenders, charged on oath, of stealing from out of a stable belonging to Mr. John Carpenter of Mautby, farmer, on Saturday night, 14 geese, his property ; nine were found in Bacchus’s house, just plucked.  Also stand further charged on oath of the said Bachus, (who is admitted an evidence) with feloniously stealing and carrying away, about Christmas 1787, 15 geese the property of Mr. Edward Rising, farmer at Mautby, from out of an outhouse.  They have carried on this practice for several years.  Bacchus has been transported 14 years, for stealing 3 horses.  (Must have served the time on the Hulks).

Philip Bacchus arrived on the ‘Albermarle’ 1791.

1795: Married Elizabeth Elliot/t at St. Phillip’s, Sydney.

No further reference found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 20th July, 2018 made the following changes:

alias1: Phillip, gender: m, crime

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