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Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen, one of 170 convicts transported on the Emma Eugenia, 16 November 1843

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Sarah Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1816
Occupation: Housemaid
Date of Death: 9th March, 1859
Age: 43 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Highway robbery
Convicted at: Sussex Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Emma Eugenia
Departure date: 16th November, 1843
Arrival date: 2nd April, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 169 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/13, Page Number 485 (224)
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

D Wong on 15th March, 2017 wrote:

Sarah Allen was listed as 27 years old on arrival, she was born in Chichester, she was transported for Highway Robbery and stealing £16 from a man. Tried with Edward Taylor (Anson 1844).

Sarah was 4’ 10 1/2” tall, black hair, hazel eyes, cut on little finger of left hand, reads and writes, unmarried, 3 years on the town.

3/4/1836: Married John Urio (Southworth 1830) at Campbell Town - John listed as 31 and Sarah 27.  No children listed.

14/3/1859 The Hobart Town Daily Mercury:
At Avoca, on the 9th inst., Sarah, the beloved wife of John Urio, tailor, of Avoca, after a long and painful illness, which she bore with Christian fortitude.  (Sarah was listed as 35, she died of Paralysis, Mechanics wife).

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 15th March, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1816 (prev. 0000), date of death: 9th March, 1859 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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