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William Allen

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1801
Occupation: Weaver/labourer
Date of Death: 28th January, 1825
Age: 24 years

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 Life

Crime: -
Convicted at: Lancaster
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Castle Forbes
Departure date: 3rd October, 1819
Arrival date: 4th March, 1820
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 25 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Archives
Source description:

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Community Contributions

Anonymous on 13th June, 2012 wrote:

William was transported on the ‘Castle Forbes’. Crime not recorded, but convicted at Lancaster Mar 1819. Life Sentence to Van Diemen’s Land. Further offences in the colony: 6/4/1821 breaking out of gaol, Launceston. Stealing a horse. To be transferred to Newcastle for remainer of term. 19/6/1824 Obtaining….under false pretences - 25 lashes.  Executed at Macquarie Harbour, VDL 28 Jan 1825. Convict no. 733.

greg petersen on 8th September, 2017 wrote:

Occupation listed as Card Brusher e.g. Card Brusher falls under the broader career category of Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers,

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 13th June, 2012 made the following changes:

new convict, convicted at 2733, firstname William, surname Allen, source Tasmanian Archives, gender m

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th February, 2014 made the following changes:

term: 99 years, voyage

Carol Axton-Thompson on 17th February, 2014 made the following changes:

date of death: 28th January, 1825 (prev. 0000)

greg petersen on 8th September, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1801 (prev. 0000), occupation

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