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Elizabeth Allen

Elizabeth Allen, one of 132 convicts transported on the Arab, 14 December 1835

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Elizabeth Allen
Aliases: Brown (alias), Carter (alias), Oliver
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 59 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Arab
Departure date: 14th December, 1835
Arrival date: 25th April, 1836
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 131 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 213 (109). Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON40-1-2,266,3,L,80. Indent of personal details pg 99.
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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Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th October, 2013 wrote:

Elizabeth Allen, also known as Brown or Carter, was convicted at CCC, London 21/09/1835 for uttering counterfeit coins. Several similar previous offences. 7yr sentence. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Arab’ arriving 1836.

Married to Charles Allen, London (a baker). 1 child.

Aged 21yrs; 4’7 1/2”; house servant - wash & iron; dark complexion dk red/brown hair Hazel eyes.
Native Place Gibralter

Ticket of Leave 07/12/1838
Conditional Pardon 20/07/1841 no. 2918

Application for permission to marry:
09/01/1838 to Henry Oliver (transported per ‘Atlas). Approved, subject to Clergyman being satisfied that the man’s previous wife deceased.
Marriage record Henry Oliver to Elizabeth BROWN 12/03/1839 Hobart district. ref. 162/1839-37.

Baptism record for a child, Mary Ann Oliver - daughter of Henry Oliver & wife Elizabeth - 09/01/1839 Hobart (ref. 190/1839-32).

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th October, 2013 made the following changes:

source, alias1 Brown (alias) (prev. Brown (Alias)), alias2 Carter (alias) (prev. Carter (Alias)), gender, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 20th October, 2013 made the following changes:

alias3, date of birth 1815, occupation

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