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Allan Carswell

Allan Carswell, one of 220 convicts transported on the Commodore Hayes, April 1823

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Allan Carswell
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1797
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: 1876
Age: 79 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 57 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Uttering forged notes
Convicted at: Ayr Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Commodore Hayes
Departure date: April, 1823
Arrival date: 16th August, 1823
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 218 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 33 (18)
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

Chris Carswell on 25th February, 2017 wrote:

Found not guilty of forgery but found guilty of causing the utterance of a bill knowing it to be forged - Sept 1821. Was transferred to the Commodore Hayes for transport to VDL after a year aboard the hulk Bellerephon at Sheerness.

Convict Changes History

Chris Carswell on 25th February, 2017 made the following changes:

convicted at, date of birth: 1797 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1876 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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