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Sentenced to 7 years
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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