Edward Allen (1751–1791)

EDWARD ALLEN was a convict who was tried and convicted of two offences at Limerick, Ireland and sentenced to transportation for life in 1790; burglary and feloniously shooting at one MARY GORMAN. He arrived with the Third Fleet per Queen (1790) and was buried in an unmarked grave in St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta on 17 November 1791.


Timeline

  • Born: 1751, Ballymona, Limerick, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted for “felonious shooting at MARY GORMAN”: 1790, St. Francis Abbey, Limerick, Ireland
  • Tried and convicted for burglary: 1790, St. Francis Abbey, Limerick, Ireland
  • Sentenced to transportation for life: 1790, St. Francis Abbey, Limerick, Ireland
  • Sailed to the Colony of New South Wales with the Third Fleet per Queen: 19 April 1791, Cork, Ireland
  • Arrived per Queen: 26 September 1791, Port Jackson, Colony of New South Wales
  • Died: c. 17 November 1791, Parramatta, New South Wales
  • Buried: 17 November 1791, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Burial Location

  • unmarked grave, exact location unknown, St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta

Occupation

  • Yeoman
  • Convict

Sources

Primary Sources

  • Parish Burial Registers, Textual records, St. John’s Anglican Church Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Secondary Sources


Lists

# Third Fleet

# Convict

# Irish

# Trial Place: Limerick

# Punishment: Transportation for Life

# Ship: Queen (1791)

# Burial year: 1791

# Grave: unmarked


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