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Philip Davis

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Philip Davis
Aliases: Phillip Davis
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1821
Occupation: Farm labourer
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
Convicted at: Ireland. Longford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Blenheim
Departure date: 1st November, 1848
Arrival date: 2nd February, 1849
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 14 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 13th September, 2019 wrote:

Philip DAVIS was convicted at Longford, Ireland on 25 Feb 1847 for stealing oatmeal. 1st conviction. 7 yr transportation sentence. Sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ship ‘Benheim’ arriving 2 Feb 1849.

Aged 26 yrs; farm labourer; single man; 5’8 1/2” height; Roman Catholic; can read & write; fresh complexion; brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native place of birth: Co. Longford, Ireland. (ref. convict record)
Father: John (ref. convict indent record)
Brothers: John, Walter, Thomas & Patrick
Sisters: Bridget, Mary & ......

Colony of VDL:
Record is clear.
Certificate of Freedom issued 25 Feb 1854.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 13th September, 2019 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives (prev. ), firstname: Philip, surname: Davis, alias1: Phillip Davis, alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1821, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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