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Philip Rumble, one of 25 convicts transported on the Guardian, July 1789
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 53 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
21st February, 1790
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 25 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 24
||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 26th April, 2020 wrote:
HO 47/6/80 1787 Mar 31
Certificate/memorial of John Wilson and Francis Buller on prisoners capitally convicted on the Western Circuit but ‘some favourable Circumstances’ appeared on/after their trial recommended to mercy on the conditions set against their name:
Hampshire Assizes at Winchester, 6 March 1787
1. Aaron Cock alias Aaron Peckham, Philip Rumble and John Chambers, for horse stealing. 7 years transportation.
Maureen Withey on 13th November, 2021 wrote:
Philip Rumble, for stealing a mare, the property of John Fall, of Woodhay, in this county.
Hampshire Chronicle, 12 March 1787.
At Winchester Assizes seven Prisoners received Sentence of Death, viz. … Philip Rumble, for stealing a Mare; … They were all reprieved.
Oxford Journal, 17 Mar 1787.
Maureen Withey on 14th November, 2021 wrote:
The Guardian transport was to sail this morning from Portsmouth on her voyage to Port-Jackson; she has 25 convicts on board, mostly carpenters and blacksmiths, and a lading of beds, clothing, and other articles, of which Commodore Phillips had not a sufficient supply, Eight superintendants of convicts embarked with them; and a skilful botanist, provided provided with glass frames, and every thing necessary for the preservation of rare plants, for the royal garden at Kew, also takes his passage on board this ship.
Derby Mercury, 10 Sept 1789.
A lot of information about the voyage of the Guardian, and its collision with ice, twelve days after leaving the Cape, having taken on more supplies there.
Philip Rumble was not among the survivors of the Guardian.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 26th April, 2020 made the following changes:
Maureen Withey on 13th November, 2021 made the following changes: