Hi Guest!
Contribute to this record

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 60 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


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.

Did you find the person you were looking for?

If James Allen was the person you were looking for, you may be able to discover more about them by looking at our resources page.

If you have more hunting to do, try a new search or browse the convict records.

Know more about James Allen?

Contribute to this record

Community Contributions

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

This record was discovered and printed on ConvictRecords.com.au