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John Asbury

John Asbury, one of 257 convicts transported on the Maria Somes, 03 May 1850

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Asbury
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1828
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 1903
Age: 75 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny from a person
Convicted at: Central Criminal Court
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Maria Somes
Departure date: 3rd May, 1850
Arrival date: 9th August, 1850
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 259 other convicts

References

Primary source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 240
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 1st October, 2019 wrote:

Conduct Record: Tried 3 April 1848, aged 22, Transported for Larceny from the person & previous conviction, Single, Stated this offence stealing a purse, Certificate 3/4/55
https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON33-1-96$init=CON33-1-96p6

Marriage Permission dated 18 Oct. 1852 to Catherine Adams from ship Sir Robert Seppings
https://stors.tas.gov.au/NI/1242352

Convict Changes History

RCantrell on 1st October, 2019 made the following changes:

date of death: 1903 (prev. 0000), gender: m

Iris Dunne on 1st October, 2019 made the following changes:

source: Tasmanian Libraries. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 240 (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/16, Page Number 240), date of birth:

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