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Phineas Carpenter

Phineas Carpenter, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Phineas Carpenter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1817
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing money
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Moffatt
Departure date: 5th May, 1836
Arrival date: 31st August, 1836
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 399 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 274
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

D Wong on 30th July, 2018 wrote:

14/3/1836 Salisbury and Winchester Journal Wiltshire, England:
Phineas Carpenter, 18, an old offender, was convicted, on the clearest testimony, of having, Jan. 20, broken open a desk in the factory of Messrs. Cooper and T. B. Silcox, at Bradford, where he worked, and stolen thereout two sovs., four half-crowns, and other monies.  Seven years’ transportation.

1840: TOL Berrima.
10/10/1845: COF.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th July, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1817 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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