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Mark Phillips, one of 249 convicts transported on the Joseph Somes, 02 June 1847
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
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Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 188
Parkhurst Governor's Log 1844
||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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Christopher Jackson on 11th October, 2018 wrote:
Father Henry Phillip, Shoemaker, 4 Train St., Bath.
Parents both living in Bath, Father is a Journeyman in constant work, earns 14/- a week. Mother binds shoes. Prisoner has 7 Brothers and 3 sisters, he is the youngest but one, he attended the National School Bath for 6 months, learnt but very little there. After he left School worked with his father at Shoemaking. Was first in Prison for stealing Apples in 1840, was imprisoned one Calendar month. Was apprehended 1843 on suspicion of stealing a Watch - was acquitted again, taken up in June 1844 for stealing Lead, tried at the Bath Sessions, convicted and sentenced to 10 years Transportation
Feb 3 1845 - Confined 3 days - Absent from his work unnecessarily & disrespectful when reproved forunneceApril 17 1845 - Confined 3 days - Talking in Dormitory after locking up. July 29 1845 - Confined 3 days - Idle & disorderly at land labour.
May 25 1847. Embarked on board the ship “Joseph Somes” for Port Phillip.
Convict Changes History
Christopher Jackson on 11th October, 2018 made the following changes:
source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 188
Parkhurst Governor's Log 1844 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 188), date