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Samuel Allen

Samuel Allen, one of 200 convicts transported on the Runnymede, 11 November 1839

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1807
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 31st May, 1883
Age: 76 years

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: Theft
Convicted at: Stafford Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Runnymede
Departure date: 11th November, 1839
Arrival date: 28th March, 1840
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 119 (61)
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

Brian North on 3rd April, 2013 wrote:

Samuel Allen married Ann Robinson (convict) on
1st July 1850, in St Johns church, Launceston.
They had one child, Christina Anne Allen, born 1850
and resided in a house in York street, Launceston.
1851 census.

Convict Changes History

Brian North on 3rd April, 2013 made the following changes:

date of birth 1807, date of death 31st May, 1883, gender, crime

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