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Thomas Philliban

Thomas Philliban, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 09 October 1830

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Philliban
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing a handkerchief
Convicted at: Middlesex (Westminster) Quarter Session
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: John
Departure date: 9th October, 1830
Arrival date: 28th January, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 500
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 16th May, 2015 wrote:

Thomas was 18 years old on arrival.  He was 5’4” tall, brown hair, black eyes, sallow complexion, single, Mermaid Woman Anchor heart & dart on {X: left} right arm - Sun back of rt hand - flowerpot Love T. P. Inside left arm - Sun back of left hand - large blue mark bet finger & thumb left hand - rt leg shorter than left.

1832-35 Musters: Assigned to Mr S Gatehouse

1837: COF

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 16th May, 2015 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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