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Bartholomew Ash

Bartholomew Ash, one of 200 convicts transported on the York, 11 August 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Bartholomew Ash
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1783
Occupation: 'ploman' & farm labourer
Date of Death: 23rd January, 1848
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 58 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Northampton Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: York
Departure date: 11th August, 1832
Arrival date: 29th December, 1832
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 200 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 390
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

D Wong on 17th October, 2017 wrote:

Bartholomew Ash was listed as 49 years old on arrival.  He was transported for ‘Stealing a lamb’.

Previous conviction: Vagrancy, 1 week.

**Possibly the father of William Ash transported on the Marquis of Hastings 1839**.

Bartholomew was 4’11½” tall, brown hair, grey eyes, widowed with 5 children.

1833-35 Musters: Assigned to the V.D.L. Company.

17/2/1841: TOL

23/1/1848: Bartholomew died at the Launceston Hospital.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 17th October, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1783 (prev. 0000), date of death: 23rd January, 1848 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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