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Jane Allen

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jane Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 7th August, 1852
Age: 19 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 10 years

Crime: Arson
Convicted at: Co. Wexford, Ireland
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Blackfriar
Departure date: 24th January, 1851
Arrival date: 29th May, 1851
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 188 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts. Conduct record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON41-1-30,269,11,L,80.
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 wrote:

Jane Allen was convicted at Wexford, Ireland for arson - burning the Poor House. 10yr sentence on 1/3/1850. Transported to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Blackfriar’ arriving 1851.

Aged 18yrs; housemaid; Protestant; can read’ 4’11”; fair complexion; reddish brown hair; Hazel eyes; native place - Co. Wexford; single.

Assignments of service in Colony. Launceston & Longford.

Delivered of a still born child 30/7/1852 at the House of Correction, Longford, Tas.

Jane died 7/08/1852 Launceston.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 22nd November, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 10 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1833, date of death 7th August, 1852, gender, occupation, crime

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