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William Ash, one of 240 convicts transported on the Marquis of Hastings, 16 March 1839
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
||10th April, 1814
|Date of Death:
life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/12, Page Number 5 (4)
||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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D Wong on 17th October, 2017 wrote:
William Ash was listed as 26 years old, (born 1813) at Northampton. He was transported for ‘Stealing a Hat’ - had been in prison 3 times before, twice for poaching, 3 months each time and once 6 months for assault - pay stopped at Hulk.
William was 5’11½” tall, sallow complexion, brown hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, Woman rt arm several blue marks left hand, single.
NB: Note on record states ‘Father transported to V.D. Land for Life 7 years since’ - possibly Bartholomew Ash on the York 1832.
6/11/1840: Was a Constable.
30/1/1844: Married Elizabeth Carne, aged 20, he was listed as 26*, at St Matthews, New Norfolk.
1 child: Charlotte born 1844 - Charlotte married John Wallis in 1859 in Victoria.
1845: Free Certificate.
12/2/1852: Steerage passenger Launceston to Melbourne per ‘City of Melbourne’.
William died in Victoria in 1872 and Elizabeth who was born in 1824 died in Victoria in 1871.
Convict Changes History
Rod Currie on 15th October, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1798 (prev. 0000), date of death: 1872 (prev. 0000), gender: m, occupation
D Wong on 17th October, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 10th April, 1814 (prev. 1798), occupation, crime