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Henry Allen

Henry Allen, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Gardener
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Rape
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 160
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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D Wong on 29th September, 2018 wrote:

Old Bailey:
Sexual Offences: rape.
17th June 1839
Verdict Guilty > unknown
Sentence Death

HENRY ALLEN was indicted for a rape.
GUILTY. Aged 20.— DEATH recorded.

Henry Allen was 22 years old on arrival - native place: Middlesex.

Henry was literate, protestant, married with 1 male child, 5’5¼” tall, ruddy complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes, nose thick, scar on right thumb.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1818 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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