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Thomas Allen

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Thomas Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: Ploughman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Ireland, Cork
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 5th April, 1823
Arrival date: 30th July, 1823
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 127 other convicts


Primary source: http://members.pcug.org.au Sydney Gazette, 27 Jan 1824, 13 to 27 Jan 1825, 19 Jan 1826; 11 Jan 1831.
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Nell Murphy on 28th June, 2016 wrote:

Thomas Allen was convicted at Cork, Ireland and received a 7yr sentence. Transported to New South Wales, Australia per the ‘Recovery’ 1823.

Aged 34yrs.
Native of County Cork, Ireland.

Stephen Stuart on 17th July, 2019 wrote:

Co. Cork.
Absent from employment, 1824, 1825, 1826.
Certificate of Freedom, 1831.

D Wong on 18th July, 2019 wrote:

Thomas Allen was 34 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Cork County.

24/1/1824 Sydney Gazette:
Absconded - Thomas Allen, Recovery 2, 37, Cork, 5 feet 4 and 3 quarters, hazle eyes, grey hair, dark, freckled comp. Clearing Party of W. Howe, Esq.

29/9/1825 Sydney Gazette:
Thomas Allen and Shak Brown, prisoners of the crown, who had been brought in to Sydney by Corporal Osbane, from Botany, where they had been delivered up to him by the Master of the Newcastle schooner, having been found on board that vessel after she had left the Heads on her voyage to Van Diemen’s Land.
Sentenced each to the tread-mill for 28 days; after which, the prisoner Allen to be returned to the service of his master, and Shak Brown to Government labour.

17/2/1829 Sydney Gazette:
Allen Thomas, Recovery, 39, Ploughman, Cork, 5 feet 4¾, hazle grey eyes, grey hair, dark freckled comp. from No. 9 Iron Gang. 3d time of running.

28/12/1830: COF

Convict Changes History

Nell Murphy on 28th June, 2016 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: http://members.pcug.org.au (prev. ), firstname: Thomas, surname: Allen, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1789, date of death: 0000, gender: m, occupation, crime

Stephen Stuart on 17th July, 2019 made the following changes:

source: http://members.pcug.org.au Sydney Gazette, 27 Jan 1824, 13 to 27 Jan 1825, 19 Jan 1826; 11 Jan 1831. (prev. http://members.pcug.org.au)

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