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James Phillips, one of 180 convicts transported on the Medina, 19 April 1825
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||York City Assizes
19th April, 1825
14th September, 1825
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 179 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 273 (138)
||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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Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2019 wrote:
Hobart Town Gazette, 15 Sept 1827
List of Runaways
390. Philips, James, 5 ft. 6, brown eyes, aged 25, a labourer and dyer, tried at York, North Riding July 1824, life, per Medina, born at Aggrinton Lancashire, absconded from the service of Mr, Branscomb, New-town, in Jan. last. Same reward. (£2).
Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th August, 2021 wrote:
Conduct Record; CON31-1-34 Image 138
Trial; 31 July 1824 - Life
Transported for “House Breaking”
1825 - Govt. Far, New Town. Offence; Stripping Bark from ther trees on ... of Jno Briggs Esq. at New Town with intent to steal the same; Sentence; 50 Lashes & recommended to be sent to Maria Island ... attempted to make his escape ....
Single [Page damaged and unable to read]
Alphabetical Registers of Male Convicts. (CON23)
Height; 5 Ft 6 1/4 in
Hair; D. Brown
Trade; Labourer Dyer
Trial; York Assises. North Riding. Q. S. - 31 July 1824 - Life
Native Place; Haggrinton, Lancashire
1830 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters - Year 1830
Name; James Phillips
Ship; Medina 1825
Remarks; ABSCONDED 1827
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 5th August, 2019 made the following changes:
Penny-Lyn Beale on 8th August, 2021 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1800 (prev. 0000), occupation