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Samuel Allen, one of 269 convicts transported on the Layton, 26 August 1835
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||21st July, 1850
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 131 (68)
||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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D Wong on 15th February, 2020 wrote:
Samuel Allen was listed as 24 years old on arrival.
Place of Birth: Near Bath.
Transported for ‘Housebreaking and stealing wearing apparel’.
Samuel was single, 5’7½” tall, fresh complexion, light brown hair and whiskers, blue eyes, face freckled.
1835 Muster: Public Works.
21/7/1850: Samuel Allen died of Apoplexy induced by calling for a wager - aged 42, a Quarryman, registered at Hobart.
26/7/1850 Colonial Times, Hobart:
INQUEST. - On the 23rd July, an inquest was held at the Fox Inn, Glenorchy, kept by Richard Cousins, on the Bridgewater Road, on the body of Samuel Allen, free, who dropped down dead, at the Fox Inn, on Sunday afternoon. Verdict- “Died from apoplexy-excessive eating.”
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 15th February, 2020 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1811 (prev. 0000), date of death: 21st July, 1850 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime