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Daniel Phillips

Daniel Phillips, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Daniel Phillips
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1765
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 3rd January, 1833
Age: 68 years

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: Unknown
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Ann
Departure date: January, 1791
Arrival date: 9th July, 1791
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 1015 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 134
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 29th August, 2016 wrote:

Daniel Phillips was on the ‘Matilda’ .

Colonial Secretary Papers:
PHILLIPS, Daniel. Per “Matilda”, 1791
1810 May 16: Memorial to renew grant (Fiche 3008; 4/1822 No.259)

1816 Nov 16: Of Hawkesbury. On list of persons who came as convicts and who claimed they were free at the last General Muster without supporting documentation (Reel 6038; SZ759 p.284)

1820 May 15: Accompanied J Howe on two expeditions of discovery to Hunter River (Reel 6050, 4/1747 pp.11-2; Reel 6051, 4/1750 pp.27-9)
1821 Sep 22: Of Windsor. On list of persons to receive grants of land in 1821; at Hunter’s River (Fiche 3266; 9/2652 pp.68, 73)
1822 Jan 7: Paid from the Colonial Fund for cedar supplied (Reel 6039; 4/424 pp.80, 81)
1822 Mar: On account of cedar furnished for the use of the Government at Windsor and Emu Plains, 1 Apr 1821 to 23 Mar 1822 (Reel 6016; 4/5781 pp.224-5)
1823 May 12: Of Upper Branch of Hawkesbury; free. Taking cattle to Hunter River for Joseph Pennington (Fiche 3070; 4/1835A No.249 p.538)
1823 May 17: Servant of Joseph Pennington. Permitted to pass with cattle from the Upper Branch of the Hawkesbury through Wallis Plains to Pennington’s farm on the First Branch of the Hunters River (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.325)

1823 Jun 5: Permitted to pass from No.8 Township in the County of Northumberland to the County of Argyle, and to return with cattle (Reel 6010; 4/3508 p.445)
1825: Free by servitude. Employed by Benjamin Singleton at or near Newcastle.

3/1/1833: Daniel died and was buried at Wilberforce, NSW.

Convict Changes History

Caitlin on 29th August, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1765 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1833 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation

D Wong on 29th August, 2016 made the following changes:

date of death: 3rd January, 1833 (prev. 1833), crime

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