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Susannah Allen, one of 22 convicts transported on the Prince of Wales, April 1787
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||17th October, 1789
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 14
||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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Anonymous on 19th June, 2011 wrote:
Prince of Wales
D Wong on 18th April, 2015 wrote:
SUSANNAH ALLEN, Theft > theft from a specified place, 18th April 1787.
Offence: Theft > theft from a specified place
Verdict: Guilty > theft under 40s
SUSANNAH ALLEN was indicted for stealing, on the 4th day of March last, one dimity gown, value 15 s. a cotton petticoat, value 6 s. a silk cloak, value 5 s. a muslin apron, value 7 s. a pair of linen pockets, value 12 s. a silk handkerchief, value 3 s. a pair of base metal shoe-buckles, value 2 s. a muslin handkerchief, value 2 s. and a pair of thread stockings, value 6 d. the property of Mary Ann Bailey , in the dwelling-house of George Robinson .
I am innocent of the affair; after I had fetched some raspberry and gin, she gave me six-pence for a pot of half and half; when I returned, she was crying upon the stairs, and said she was robbed; I went and looked after the young woman till Monday night; when I returned, they stopped me.
GUILTY, Of stealing to the value of 10 s.
Transported for seven years.
17/10/1789: Susannah Allen died on board the Prince of Wales while giving birth to a child by Marine private John Brown – the child’s name was Rebecca and she died in 1790.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 4th September, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1789-00-00, gender f
D Wong on 18th April, 2015 made the following changes:
date of death: 17th October, 1789 (prev. 1789)