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William Allen

William Allen, one of 148 convicts transported on the England, 28 April 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: William Allen
Aliases: none
Gender: -

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1789
Occupation: -
Date of Death: 1856
Age: 67 years

Life Span

Life span

Median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Oxford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: England
Departure date: 28th April, 1826
Arrival date: 18th September, 1826
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 147 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 23 (13)
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

Holly Cawfield on 25th May, 2016 wrote:

Prior to conviction, William had married Margaret Horn on October 25, 1813.  They had four children:
Elizabeth born 1817, William born 1819, James born 1822 and 1 unknown.  After William’s transportation his wife Margaret changed her name to Hannah.  She later re-married Thomas Richards.
William Allen received ticket of leave after serving 7 years and remained in Australia until his death in 1856

Convict Changes History

Holly Cawfield on 25th May, 2016 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1789 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1856 (prev. 0000), crime

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