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Edward Ashcroft

Edward Ashcroft, one of 190 convicts transported on the Anna Maria, 06 March 1848

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Ashcroft
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1815
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 10 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster. Kirkdale General Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 10 years
Ship: Anna Maria
Departure date: 6th March, 1848
Arrival date: 7th August, 1848
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land or Port Phillip
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 270. http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au/indexes
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

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th June, 2013 wrote:

Edward Ashcroft was convicted at Kirkdale on 04/11/1846 for stealing a decanter of wine. Previous conviction. 10yr sentence. Transported to NSW on the ‘Anna Maria’, arriving 1848. Recommended for a Conditional Pardon class.

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 27th June, 2013 made the following changes:

source, date of birth 1815, gender, crime

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