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William Allen

William Allen, one of 224 convicts transported on the Agincourt, 06 July 1844

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Brassfounder
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 10 years

Crime: Burglary
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes, Warwick Division
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Agincourt
Departure date: 6th July, 1844
Arrival date: 9th November, 1844
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 225 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 115 (59). Tasmanian Archives - convicts - Conduct Record http://search.archives.tas.gov.au/ImageViewer/image_viewer.htm?CON33-1-83,234,5,L,80. Pioneer Index of BDM. Colonial Families.
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th November, 2013 wrote:

William Allen was convicted at Warwick 03/08/1843 for Burglary. 10yr sentence. Transported to Norfolk Island and Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Agincourt’ arriving 9/11/1844.

Single man; brass founder; C of E; literate; 31yrs of age; pale sallow complexion; dk brown hair; Hazel eyes.
Native Place: nr Birmingham.

Station Gang: Norfolk Island
Transferred to Van Diemen’s Land 8/10/1846.

Ticket of Leave 20/11/1849

Application for permission to marry Elizabeth Munday (per Asia) 14/5/1850. Married Hobart 17/6/1850 (ref. 242/1850-37)

Certificate of Freedom 05/08/1853

Children registered:
James b. 25/1/1851 Hobart
female b. 26/12/51 Hobart (name spelt “Allan”)
Betsey b. 12/3/1854 Hobart

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th November, 2013 made the following changes:

source, gender, occupation, crime

Carol Axton-Thompson on 14th November, 2013 made the following changes:

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