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Charles Allen, one of 200 convicts transported on the Florentia, 11 August 1830
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/7, Page Number 455 (230)
||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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D Wong on 18th March, 2014 wrote:
Charles Allen was 18 years old when convicted at Glamorgan.
Charles Allen; Parish: Pendoylan; County: Glamorgan; Status: Labourer
Offence Burglary of prosecutor’s house and stealing wearing apparel. Prisoner aged 18.
Location and date Parish: Pendoylan; County: Glamorgan; Date: 18 January 1830
Prosecutor David Evans
Plea Not guilty.
Punishment Death recorded.
Assigned to William Dun - Patterson’s Plains on arrival.
1832: Sentenced to 3 years in a penal settlement for attempting the life of his overseer and striking him with a bludgeon, Newcastle.
Sent to Norfolk Island.
20/1/1836: Absconded from J Wighton since 5th Jan.
7/9/1836: Absconded from the AA Company, Port Stephens.
1837: Assigned to the AA Company, Port Stephens.
1843: Married - the only marriage on the NSW BDM was to Jane Coonan at Mulgoa.
15/10/1843: Tried at the Sydney Supreme Court for Highway Robbery being armed - sentenced to life.
1/3/1844: Arrived VDL per ‘Louisa’
15/11/1844: Was at Port Arthur.
23/7/1846: Tried for stealing from a dwelling house - Sent to Norfolk Island again.
17/11/1849: To be sent to VDL for disposal.
22/10/1854: Apprehended in Victoria - sent back to Port Arthur.
1/9/1857: TOL revoked for being AWOL
1878: 2nd marriage to Susannah Eliza Allen.
1893: Died at Hobart.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 18th March, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1812 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1893 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime