William P Allen – Felony Register, New Bailey Prison – 18671005


Manchester Assizes (Special) October 26th, 1867
Register Number 580
Calendar Number 13M
Name William O’Mara Allen
When Received and by whom Committed 1867 October 5, R. Fowler Esq.
Offence and Where Committed Having on the 18th September 1867 Feloniously, wilfully and of their malice aforethought killed and murdered one Charles Brett at Manchester
Sentence Death
Age last Apr 19 6/12
Height Ft. In. 5 91/2
Complexion, Hair, and Eyes Pale, Brown, Grey
Trade or Profession Joiner
Where Born  Near Thurles, Tipperary
Last or usual Residence  101 Sudell St. Rochdale
Religious Persuasion RC
Education R[eads]W[rites] well
State of Life Single
 Country Irish
Weight Not weighed
Marks Cut on left cheek bone, cut top of nose, cut on 2nd finger left hand
If in any other Prison since last Committal here  —
Number of Previous Commitments
References [for above] [n/a/]
When Discharged or otherwise Disposed of Executed Nov. 23/67

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TITLE OF RECORDS Felony Register males
FILM M600-4-1
PAGE 108
RECORD SET Manchester Prison Registers 1847-1881
CATEGORY Education & work

Secondary sources

The Prison Records of the Manchester Martyrs – use with some caution.

The Remains of the Manchester Martyrs.