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John Allen

John Allen, one of 224 convicts transported on the Eliza, 02 February 1831

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1779
Occupation: Bricklayer
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 7 years

Crime: Machine breaking
Convicted at: Southampton Special Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Eliza
Departure date: 2nd February, 1831
Arrival date: 29th May, 1831
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 224 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 5 SHIPS, ELIZA, PROTEUS and OTHERS, SWING RIOTERS to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) compiler. Geoffrey Sharman, Tasmania. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~austas/proteus.htm
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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Community Contributions

greg petersen on 18th February, 2017 wrote:

Description list: No. 426, Height w/out shoes: 5’6¾”
Age: 52, Complexion: Brown, Head: M. S.
Hair: D. Brown, Whiskers: none,
Visage: M. S. Furrowed, Forehead: perpet? wrinkled
Eyebrows: D. Brown, Eyes: Grey,Mouth: M.W,
Chin: M. L.
Remarks: Mid ring to little finger right hand, little finger left hand crooked
Married, 10 children, wife Elizabeth on the parish near native place Andover in Hampshire
transported for “Felonies”
Gaol report: orderly in prison, Hulk report: none
 
John Allen was one of about 475 Swing Rioters, convicted for ARSON, MACHINE BREAKING, RECEIVING, or RIOTING, transported to Van Diemen’s Land & N.S.W.

Free pardon 3rd Feb. 1836

Convict Changes History

greg petersen on 18th February, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1779 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

greg petersen on 19th February, 2017 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 5 SHIPS, ELIZA, PROTEUS and OTHERS, SWING RIOTERS to Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) compiler. Geoffrey Sharman, Tasmania. http://www.rootsweb.ancestr

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