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Harriet Allen

Harriet Allen, one of 100 convicts transported on the Frances Charlotte, 30 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Harriet Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Stealing trousers
Convicted at: Essex Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Frances Charlotte
Departure date: 30th August, 1832
Arrival date: 10th January, 1833
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 99 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 408
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

Glenn Arkell on 3rd May, 2020 wrote:

Was given a conditional pardon (No3362) on 14-Oct-1841.

Maureen Withey on 3rd May, 2020 wrote:

Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-1$init=CON40-1-1p37
Harriet Allen, convicted at Colchester Q.S. 23 July 1832.
Marriage Permission. https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON52-1-2p085
1013, Peter Reid per Currency Lass, and 70, Harriett Allen, per Frances Charlotte, Approved , Sent to Secretary July 18 1841.
Marriage, Hobart District 1841.https://stors.tas.gov.au/RGD37-1-2p150j2k
Parish church, Hobart, 8th March 1841. Peter Reed, age 33, stonemason, and Harriet Allen, 33, spinster, both signed their names. Witnesses: Walter S. Wilkins, Harriet Wilby and George Grey.

D Wong on 3rd May, 2020 wrote:

Harriet Allen was listed as 25 years old on arrival.

Place of Birth: Brentford.

Harriet was 5’6” tall, reddish brown hair, light hazel grey eyes, could read, was single.

Transported for ‘Stealing a pair of trousers’.

1833 Muster: Assigned to Mr. Gubby
1835 Muster: Assigned to Mr. W B Wilson.

14/10/1841: CP

Convict Changes History

Glenn Arkell on 3rd May, 2020 made the following changes:


Maureen Withey on 3rd May, 2020 made the following changes:

gender: f

D Wong on 3rd May, 2020 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1807 (prev. 0000), occupation

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