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Allen Duncan

Allan Duncan, one of 214 convicts transported on the Waterloo, 11 March 1833

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Allen Duncan
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
Occupation: Shepherd
Date of Death: 29th July, 1876
Age: 61 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 54 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Glasgow Court of Justiciary
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Waterloo
Departure date: 11th March, 1833
Arrival date: 3rd August, 1833
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 215 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 32
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

Robyn Watters on 16th August, 2017 wrote:

Died at Molong, NSW.  Married Mary Quinn, Irish convict in 1845.

D Wong on 16th August, 2017 wrote:

31/12/1832 Edinburgh Evening Courant Midlothian, Scotland:
Allan Duncan, Thomas Madden, and Margaret Boag or Duncan, were charged, the two boys with theft, and the female with reset.

Thomas Madden arrived per ‘Susan 1834’ - No ship found for Margaret Boag or Duncan.

May 1834: Assigned servant of Mr. Robert Cox at Brisbane Water.

1837: TOL Bathurst
1/6/1841: COF

2 children listed on the NSW BDM - Albert 1849 and Margaret 1858.

Molong General Cemetery records state that Allen/Allan was 61 years old when he died.

Robyn Watters on 21st January, 2018 wrote:

Convicts first name is spelt Allen (as per his cemetery headstone).

As his great-great granddaughter, I have done an extensive public tree profile on Allen.

Robyn Watters on 3rd September, 2018 wrote:

I no longer claim descent from Allen Duncan.

Convict Changes History

Robyn Watters on 16th August, 2017 made the following changes:

date of death: 29th July, 1876 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

Iris Dunne on 16th August, 2017 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 16th August, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1815 (prev. 0000)

Robyn Watters on 21st January, 2018 made the following changes:

firstname: Allen (prev. Allan)

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