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David Allen

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: David Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
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 Life

Crime: Political prisoner
Convicted at: Upper Canada
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Buffalo
Departure date: 28th September, 1839
Arrival date: 12th February, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 40 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 2nd August, 2016 wrote:

David ALLEN was convicted at the Province of Upper Canada, 19 Dec 1838, for unlawful invasion. Life sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) per the ‘Buffalo’ arriving 1840.

Married man, wife Elizabeth and 4 children - at native place.

Ticket of Leave 9 Feb 1842.

Free Pardon 23 July 1844 Col. Sec. Letter.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 2nd August, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 99 years, voyage, source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts (prev. ), firstname: David, surname: Allen, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

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