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Philip Walter

Philip Walter, one of 240 convicts transported on the Parkfield, 12 May 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Philip Walter
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1804
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 15 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Somerset Assizes
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Parkfield
Departure date: 12th May, 1839
Arrival date: 1st September, 1839
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 239 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 43 (23)
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

Nigel Penney on 14th June, 2012 wrote:

Left behind in Somerset Wife & 7 Children,  ranging from 12 years to under 1 year of age.

Anonymous on 14th June, 2012 wrote:

Philip Walter was 35 years old on arrival.
1845: TOL Camden
1846: Recommended for CP
30/1/1847: CP

Convict Changes History

Nigel Penney on 14th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1799-00-00, gender m

Anonymous on 14th June, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1804-00-00 (prev. 1799-00-00)

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