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Allen Fosbrook, one of 192 convicts transported on the William Miles, 15 March 1828
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||17th November, 1805
|Date of Death:
||4th August, 1875
life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 350
||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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D Wong on 25th January, 2014 wrote:
Allen Fosbrook was 23 years old on arrival in VDL and was transported for “Stealing Brass”.
Goal Report: A daring ruffian and very old offender. Convicted of 2 felonies in 1828.
Allen was 5’5” tall, grey eyes, dark brown hair, fresh complexion, scars, first joint of forefinger left hand disjointed, AF on right arm, single.
1830: Assigned to Mr Sutherland
1833: Assigned to J C Sutherland Esq.
1835: Married Rosannah Chapman (William Bryan 1833 VDL) they had 1 child Mary who was murdered 6/11/1906. Found no other children.
22/12/1845: Passenger per ‘Union’ George Town to Adelaide. Rosannah and daughter Mary travelled to Adelaide on 19/3/1846.
About 1857 they were in Victoria.
Allen died at Guildford, Victoria and was buried at Campbell Creek Cemetery, Victoria.
Convict Changes History
Denise Ogilvie on 25th January, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 17th November, 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th August, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime
D Wong on 25th January, 2014 made the following changes: