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Samuel Allen

Samuel Allen, one of 128 convicts transported on the Champion, 24 May 1827

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Samuel Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: Weaver
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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: Larceny
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Champion
Departure date: 24th May, 1827
Arrival date: 17th October, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts

References

Primary source: NSW Census (TNA Copy) (HO10/21). England & Wales Criminal Registers (Class: HO 27/29; Page: 335). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/4 & HO9/2 & HO9/7). State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4012; Microfiche: 666)& Butts of COF (NRS 12210). Archives Authority of New South Wales.
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

Sharon Allen on 14th May, 2019 wrote:

His offence was “Stealing a Cock fowl”

Iris Dunne on 14th May, 2019 wrote:

Criminal Registers: Offence Larceny

Prison Hulk ship Justitia, moored at Woolwich, Received 21 May 1825, Offence: Stealing a Cock, aged 15, Transferred: Sheerness 18 June 1825

Prison Hulk ship Bellerophon, moored at Woolwich, Received 19 June 1825, Offence: Stealing a Cock, aged 15, Transferred ?

Also:-Prisoon Hulk ship Euryalus, moored at Chatham, Received 19 June 1825, Offence: Stealing a Cock, aged 15, Transferred to Retribution 23 April 1827

Prison Hulk ship Retribution moored at Woolwich, Received 23 April 1827, Offence: Stealing a Cock, aged 15, Transferred : NSW Champion 18 May 1827

Indents: aged 17, Conviction 18 April 1825, Reads, Catholic, Single, Trade: Weaver/Shoemaker, offence: Stealing a Cock, hard to read but something about Hospital on 25 Dec 1831 or 36

1828 Census: aged 18, Employment: Servant to the A.A.Compy at Port Stephens

Certificate of Freedom No.32/342 dated 23 April 1832, Prisoner No.27/2274, Native Place Manchester, Trade Weaver, Offence: Stealing a Cock Fowl, Year of Birth 1810

Convict Changes History

Sharon Allen on 14th May, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Archives Authority of New South Wales. (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 184), gender: m, occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 14th May, 2019 made the following changes:

source: NSW Census (TNA Copy) (HO10/21). England & Wales Criminal Registers (Class: HO 27/29; Page: 335). UK Prison Hulk Registers (HO9/4 & HO9/2 & HO9/7). State Archives NSW, Indents (Series: NRS 12188; Item: 4/4012; Microfiche: 666)& Butts of COF (NRS 1

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