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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: 1742
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 5th April, 1794
Age: 52 years

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: Theft
Convicted at: Hertford Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Alexander
Departure date: 13th May, 1787
Arrival date: 26th January, 1788
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 16 other convicts


Primary source: http://www.historyaustralia.org.au
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Community Contributions

Nell Murphy on 12th May, 2016 wrote:

Izaak on 12th May, 2016 wrote of John Allen:

He was tried at Hertford, Hertfordshire on 3 March 1786 for stealing bedding with a value of 200 shillings ($2661). He was sentenced to transportation for 7 years and left England on the Alexander aged about 45 at that time (May 1787). His occupation was listed as labourer or miller. He died in 1794. John Allen was convicted of Theft of a trunk, bed curtains, valances and other items at Herford Court, England.

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 12th May, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://www.historyaustralia.org.au (prev. ), firstname: John, surname: Allen, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 0000, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

R Greensill on 17th July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 5th April, 1794 (prev. 0000), occupation

Iris Dunne on 17th July, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1742 (prev. 0000)

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