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Thomas Phillips

Thomas Phillips, one of 200 convicts transported on the John, 26 January 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Phillips
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1811
Occupation: Groom
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 Life

Crime: House breaking
Convicted at: Glamorgan Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: John
Departure date: 26th January, 1832
Arrival date: 8th June, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 255 (128)
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 8th April, 2013 wrote:

Thomas Phillips was 20 years old and came from Hertfordshire.

29/8/1832: Groom, Assigned to John McCarde, Segenhoe.
1837: Age 26, assigned to the goal at Newcastle.
19/10/1841: TOL Scone.
8/3/1842: TOL Passport, Scone Bench.
1849: TOL Yass.

Maureen Withey on 8th November, 2020 wrote:

Glamorganshire Assizes.
Thomas Phillips, Mary Cornice, and Lucretia Davies, convicted of having burglariously entered the dwelling-house of Ann Roderick, of Swansea, and stealing therefrom fourteen pounds in silver, received sentence of death. Their lives will be spared, but the prisoners were assured that they would be sent out of the country.
Monmouthshire Merlin, Saturday 23 July 1831.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 8th April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1811, gender, occupation, crime

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