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Private Arthur Allen (c.1816........1894)

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  • Born : 1816 
  • Where Born : Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Occupation :   Soldier
  • Date Arrived :   26th November, 1842
  • Ship Arrived on :  Marquis of Hastings
  • Port Arrived :  Sydney
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Army Enlistment :  1835 with the 99th regiment of foot
  • Where Enlisted Army :   (county of  Farfor)
  • Regimental # : 
  • Date Discharged Army : 
  • Comments Regarding Army Discharge
  • Where Discharged :
  • Died :  1894 
  • Where Died / Buried :  Old Adaminaby cemetery
  • Parents Names : Margaret ...Father unknown
  • Spouse's Name :  Jane ELLIOTT
  • Date Married :  1849
  • Where Married :Wesleyan Church Parramatta
  • Spouse's Parents : Robert Elliott (b.......) Mary Alexander
  • Born :  b. 1829
  • Where Born : Dromore, Tyrone, Ireland
  • Occupation : Soldiers Wife
  • Date Arrived : 1844
  • Ship Arrived on :  United Kingdom.
  • Died :
  • Where Died / Buried
  • Descendants

    More details available from Elizabeth Liddicoat e mail address is steveliz2@optusnet.com.au

    Area Settled :
    Old Adminaby
    Children :
    Arthur and Jane had 6 children
    Margaret b. 1850,
    Robert George b. 1851,
    Elizabeth Jane b. 1853,
    Mary Rebecca b. 1856 ,
    Emily b. 1860,
    Richard b. 1858
     
     
    History & Achievements :
    His regiment went to England & he was sent as a soldier guarding convicts to Australia in 1842 on the ship Marquis of Hastings. He left Spithead on 18.7.1842 with his regiment guarding convicts who were taken from the hulks for transportation to Australia
    He was in Sydney and then was sent to Newcastle  to guard convicts  who were building the great north road
    In 1848 he was sent to Norfolk Island where he remained for 3 months working in administration.
    Arthur ALLEN lived in Sydney but went to Old Adminaby c. 1889 where he lived with one of his daughters
    Info from Arthurs pay book which we have
    Info from PRO reels Mitchell library pays & musters
    Book British regiments in Australia (state library)
    Book  Convict ships _Charles Bateson (state library)

     

     
    References
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: Thursday, 28 January 2010 04:30:06