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John Mcphillips

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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

References

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

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