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John Allen

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1818
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: County Clare
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Rodney
Departure date: 24th November, 1852
Arrival date: 12th February, 1853
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 39 other convicts


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - convicts http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-113,350,6,L,80
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th May, 2013 wrote:

John Allen was convicted at Clare 21/06/1849 for killing a sheep. Previous similar offence. 7 yr sentence. Transported on the ‘Rodney’ arriving Van Diemen’s Land 12/02/1853.

Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th May, 2013 wrote:

Married man, 1 child. Native Place - County Clare.
Farm labourer; aged 35yrs; 5’8 1/4”; dk brown hair; blue eyes.

14 months Probation.
08/08/1854: Ticket of Leave
17/07/1855: Conditional Pardon
14/07/1856: Certificate of Freedom

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 10th May, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1818, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

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