Claim a Convict
home | search & browse | resources | contact us |login

Details for the convict John Allen (1838)

Convict Name:John Allen
Trial Place:York West Riding Quarter Session
Trial Date:5 July 1837
Sentence:7 years
Arrival Details
Ship:Moffatt (3)
Arrival Year:1838
Claim John Allen as yours

Researchers who have claimed this convict

There is currently one researcher who has claimed John Allen

  • Researcher (Carlene Gough)
Claimed convict


Born Sheffield, England in 1818(unconfirmed). Transported 7 years for Larceny in 1837 arriving Hobart 1838.
Consigned to Edward Steel, Hobart as a labourer. Granted Conditional Pardon 1843, Certificate of Freedom 1844. Arrived Melbourne 1846 on board Swan River Packet. Married Emma Dodds 1848. Moved to Belfast (Port Fairy)1849. Had 10 children only 3 living to adulthood. Found gold at Sailors Flat. Opened a Hotel Sportsman's Arms in Newstead, Vic. He organised the local pigeon shooting contests. When Emma died in 1876, he moved to Balranald to live with daughter then moved to Echuca when her marriage broke down. He died 1893 at 75 years old and is buried in the Echuca Cemetary.
Submitted by Researcher (Carlene Gough) on 20 February 2021

Disclaimer: The information has not been verified by Claim a Convict. As this information is contributed, it is the responsibility of those who use the data to verify its accuracy.

Research notes

There are currently no research notes attached to this convict.


  • The National Archives (TNA) : HO 11/11, p.205

Hawkesbury on the Net home page   |   Credits

Lesley Uebel & Hawkesbury on the Net © 1998 - 2021