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Details for the convict Simeon Allport (1837)

Convict Name:Simeon Allport
Trial Place:Stafford Quarter Session
Trial Date:4 January 1837
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:James Pattison (2)
Arrival Year:1837
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Convincing evidence exists that SAMUEL ALLPORT was in fact the alias of the transported convict SIMEON ALLPORT who arrived in the colony of New South Wales 25/10/1837 on the James Pattison. SIMEON, the son of SIMEON ALLPORT and SARAH ALLEN, was baptised 6/4/1817 at HANDSWORTH Staffordshire. He married MARIA POOLE 5/10/1935 at ASTON JUXTA Birmingham. SIMEON and his accomplice were said to have stolen fowls at HANDSWORTH on 18/10/1836. Both were sentenced at the Staffordshire Quarter Sessions on 4/1/1837 to be transported for seven years. SIMEON was assigned to THOMAS RAWTHORNE (sic) at VALE OF CLYWDD and later issued with a Ticket of Leave by the Bench at HARTLEY VALE for service with JAMES COLLETT (sic).

Simeon ALLPORT, 20 [b. c1817], Tr.p. Stafford, 1837.1 Assize. Offence, at Handsworth: theft of 13 fowls & 12 ducks from Samuel Vale; Sentence: Transportation, 7 years. [See also James PRITCHETT, Samuel SPALDING]
[From the NSW State Records online, Certificates of Freedom 1823 - 69:
ALLPORT Simeon, Ship: James Pattison, 1837; CFNo 44/0838, 30th May 1844; SRRef 4/4391; Film 1017; Remarks: TL 41/2617]
[Same source, Ticket of Leave Passports: ALLPORT Simon, Ship: James Pattison, 1837; Passport No 42/0898, 6th Oct 1842; Item 4/4247; Reel 970; Remarks: On the recommendation of Hartley Bench]
Submitted by Researcher (12350) on 30 May 2020

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  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/11, p.87

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