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Henry Ashby

Henry Ashby, one of 200 convicts transported on the Hercules, 14 June 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Henry Ashby
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1810
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Wounding with intent
Convicted at: Warwick Assizes
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 14th June, 1832
Arrival date: 16th October, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 361 (181)
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 29th December, 2017 wrote:

Henry Ashby was convicted along with Robert Twigger (York 1832 to VDL), John Ealy, no ship found and Henry Parker, no ship found for ‘Feloniously shooting with intent to kill one Simeon Clay’.  They were in a gang of poachers.

13/7/1836: Brisbane Water - Absconded from W. Reece in June.
Ribbon weaver aged 26 from Warwickshire. 5’ 2 1/2”; ruddy complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, scar upper lip, scar knuckle left middle finger.

Convict Changes History

D Wong on 29th December, 2017 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1810 (prev. 0000), gender: m, crime

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