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Charles Ash

Charles Ash, one of 305 convicts transported on the Maitland, 19 March 1840

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Charles Ash
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1806
Occupation: Farm labourer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

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 15 years

Crime: Receiving stolen property
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 15 years
Ship: Maitland
Departure date: 19th March, 1840
Arrival date: 14th July, 1840
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 305 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 164
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 30th September, 2018 wrote:

Charles ash was 34 years old on arrival ; Native Place: Derbyshire.

Charles was literate, Protestant, a Widower with 2 male children, 5’6” tall, dark sallow complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, eyebrows meeting, small lump on right side of forehead, scar on centre of lower lip, dimple in chin, scar back of forefinger of left hand.

1846: TOL Newcastle
3/9/1850: CP

2/12/1871: Householder. Petitioner opposing the proposed incorporation of the Municipality of Raymond Terrace.

Greville’s Post Office Directory 1872 RAYMOND TERRACE
ASH   Charles labourer Raymond Terrace.

No date of death found.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 30th September, 2018 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1806 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation, crime

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