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Edward Ashcroft, one of 190 convicts transported on the Anna Maria, 06 March 1848
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 10 years
||Lancaster. Kirkdale General Quarter Sessions
6th March, 1848
7th August, 1848
|Place of arrival
||Van Diemen's Land or Port Phillip
Travelled with 189 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/15, Page Number 270.
||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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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