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Thomas Allen

Thomas Allen, one of 160 convicts transported on the Guildford, 22 August 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 18th October, 1846
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Wilts. Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 22nd August, 1823
Arrival date: 15th March, 1824
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 159 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 89 (46)
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

Maureen Withey on 22nd April, 2019 wrote:

Committed to Fisherton Gaol: Henry Baker, of Tilshead, and Thomas Allen, of Orcheston St Mary, charged with stealing, from a field at Orcheston st Mary, three lambs, the property of James Mills, Orcheston St Mary.
Salisbury and Winchester Journal, 23 Apr 1821

Wilts Assizes
Sentenced as follows: Death, Thomas Bayley, ….Henry Baker and Thomas Allen, convicted of stealing 3 lambs belonging to James Mills, at Orcheston St Mary; and also convicted of breaking into and robbing the house of Wm. Gilbert of the same place.  …. The first of the above prisoners (Thomas Bayley) was left for execution; the others reprieved. 
Salisbury and Winchester Journal,  13 Aug 1821 and Bath Chronicle, 16 Aug 1821

Maureen Withey on 22nd April, 2019 wrote:

Thomas Allen, prisoner of the crown, charged with having stolen from the residence of Mr Blizard certain articles of wearing apparel and other goods his property; amongst which was a silver medal which led to the discovery of the robbery by being traced into the prisoner’s possession. Convicted and sentenced to a penal settlement for three years
The Sydney Gazette,26th January 1826

Colonial Sentence
Transported to Port Macquarie 28th January 1826
Per Mary Elizabeth. 
Tried Sydney General Sessions
Date 13th January 1826
Sentence Three years
Return Date 20th March 1829.
State Records NSW Reel 824 4/3865

Died in Parramatta Hospital 18th October 1846

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 22nd April, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 18th October, 1846 (prev. 0000)

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