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Esther Ashby, one of 101 convicts transported on the Lord Melville, August 1816
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||4th October, 1821
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 277 (140)
||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 12th September, 2017 wrote:
20/4/1816 Oxford Journal Oxfordshire, England:
WARWICK ASSIZES, Tuesday, April 9
Esther Ashby, for putting off eight counterfeit Bank of England notes.
Esther Morris married Thomas Ashby (Sir William Bensley 1817) on 24/6/1802 at St Martins, Birmingham - they had 4 children.
Esther arrived with the 4 children, then had 4 more children in Australia.
4/10/1821: Esther died aged 47 and was buried at St Johns, Parramatta.
In memory of
Died 4th October 1821
Aged 47 years
Also MARY ANNE daughter
of ESTHER & THOMAS ASHBY
Died 23rd April 1841
aged 22 years
Also THOMAS ASHBY
Died 28th May 1857
aged 87 years
Also HUGH HUGHES
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 12th September, 2017 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1774 (prev. 0000), date of death: 4th October, 1821 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime