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James Allen, one of 170 convicts transported on the Georgiana, 24 November 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||22nd July, 1839
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||London Gaol Delivery
24th November, 1828
20th April, 1829
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land
Travelled with 169 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 535 (269)
||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.
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