Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

John Mcphillips

** community contributed record **

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Mcphillips
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1824
Occupation: Labourer
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
Convicted at: MONAGHAN,IRE
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Cadet
Departure date: 9th April, 1844
Arrival date: 24th August, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-58,178,113,L,80
Source description:

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If John Mcphillips was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about John Mcphillips?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th November, 2012 wrote:

John McPhillips was convicted at Monaghan on 20/10/1843 for stealing a bruch. Prior convictions of stealing and being drunk. 7yr transportation sentence, to Van Diemens Land, on the Cadet 1844.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd December, 2012 wrote:

Gaol Report: Not good. Prior convictions for drunkeness.
Ship Surgeon’s Report: bad

Aged 18yrs; single man; 5’4”; Roman Catholic; labourer; grey eyes; fresh complexion, freckled; dk brown hair; Native Place - Co. Monaghan.

Father: John
Mother: Mary

Van Diemens Land:
Station Gang: Impression Bay, 15mths. Emerged from Gang 30/11/1845.

Numerous reports of misconduct - absence, idle, disobedience, abscond etc. Punishments of imprisonment, hard labour, solitary.
03/04/1849: Transportation extended 18mths.
1849: Recommended to be sent to Norfolk Island.
For offences committed at Norfolk Island - see other papers.
Returned to Hobart by 1861.
1866 & 1868: Port Arthur penal settlement and House of Corrections Hobart.
30/08/1868: Freedom

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 26th November, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1824, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 23rd December, 2012 made the following changes:


This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au