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John Phillips

John Phillips, one of 240 convicts transported on the Emily, 25 June 1842

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Phillips
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 5th May, 1811
Occupation: Ploughman
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 10 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Gloucester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Emily
Departure date: 25th June, 1842
Arrival date: 24th November, 1842
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 124
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

Jackie Gamble on 8th March, 2018 wrote:

John Phillips is listed on National Archives.gov.uk as living with family ,father John Phillips , brothers Richard ,James ,Samuel, sisters Lucy, Ann ,Winnifred. His fathers name is John Phillips and his mother is Fortune Davis they married in Rockfield on 3rd July 1799.His Father died 28 Feb 1848 in Rockfield and Fortune Davis died on 15 Feb 1836 .

Convict Changes History

Jackie Gamble on 8th March, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 5th May, 1811 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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