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James Allen

James Allen, one of 170 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 24 November 1828

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1791
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 22nd July, 1839
Age: 48 years

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: -
Convicted at: London Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Georgiana
Departure date: 24th November, 1828
Arrival date: 20th April, 1829
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 535 (269)
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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Anonymous on 7th September, 2012 wrote:

James Allen was convicted of stealing from the person, a sailor, at London 11 Sep 1828 and given a Life Transportation sentence.

James departed on the ‘Georgiana’ 1829 for Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania).  He was a married man with 3 children. Wife - Sarah. He had worked for Mr. H…..(?) at Charing Cross.

James had been convicted previously and record states he was previously transported for 7 years, serving 3yrs 9 mths. (dates?)

Gaol report: Transported before.
Hulk report: Orderly.

Colonial record:
16 Feb 1830 T. Reibey - drunk - 25 lashes.
3 Sep 1833 neglect of work.
4 Jun 1834 neglect of duty - 14 days imprisonment and hard labour (in Launceston).
Aug 18…  Drunk - 4 days cells.
Ticket of Leave
26 Aug 1837 Larceny under 5 pounds - discharged but recommended to be on probation 6 mths. St. Peter’s Pass (road gang) - conduct to be reported.
4 Oct 1837 Ticket of Leave restored.
11 Oct 1838 Out after hours.
6 Mar 18…  Stealing - to be deprived of Ticket of Leave and hard labour in chains 12 mths. Perth Chain Gang.

22 Jul 1839 DIED at H.M. Colonial Hospital.
27 Jul 1839 Burial (ref. 70/1839-34). Aged 48yrs.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 7th September, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1791-00-00, date of death 1839-07-22, gender m

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