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William Phillips, one of 256 convicts transported on the Triton, 04 August 1842
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Somerset, Bath Borough General Quarter Sessions
4th August, 1842
19th December, 1842
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 256 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 162
||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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Antony Phillips on 5th July, 2016 wrote:
Convicted, with his brother, Edward, of stealing a carpet bag, containing wearing apparel, from Sir W. Summersfield.
Antony Phillips on 6th July, 2016 wrote:
William & his brother, Edward, were convicted of stealing a carpet bag, containing wearing apparel, from James Curtis Somerville on 3 November 1841. William Ferris was also an accomplice. The trial minutes list the items stolen & they were sentenced on 30 December 1841 to 7 years transportation.
Convict Changes History
Antony Phillips on 5th July, 2016 made the following changes:
date of death: 1869 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
Antony Phillips on 6th July, 2016 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000)