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John Allen

John Allen, one of 299 convicts transported on the Admiral Gambier and Friends, April 1811

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: York Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Fortune and Alexander
Departure date: January, 1806
Arrival date: 12th July, 1806
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 308 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 40
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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izaak on 12th May, 2016 wrote:

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

izaak on 12th May, 2016 made the following changes:

term: 7 years (prev. 99 years), voyage, gender: m, crime

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