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Jacob Ashford

Jacob Ashford, one of 188 convicts transported on the Recovery, 30 July 1819

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Jacob Ashford
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1805
Occupation: Labourer
Date of Death: 31st July, 1870
Age: 65 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Unknown
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Recovery
Departure date: 30th July, 1819
Arrival date: 18th December, 1819
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 189 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 196
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

Maureen Withey on 28th July, 2019 wrote:

Sydney Gazette, 5 Jan 1826

Principal Superintendent of Convicts’ Office, Sydney, January 3, 1825.
THE undermentioned Prisoners having absented themselves from their respective Employments, ...

Ashford Jacob, Recovery (1), 24, Birmingham, 5 feet 1 and a half, blue eyes, black hair, dark ruddy complexion, from Emu Plains.

D Wong on 28th July, 2019 wrote:

Jacob Ashford was listed as 17 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Birmingham.

1839: TOL Muswellbrook
24/9/1841: TOL Passport, Muswellbrook.
10/4/1847: CP

31/7/1870: Jacob Ashford died at Gwydir, District of Warialda.

2/8/1870 Maitland Mercury, NSW:
Death has been busy amongst as lately. An old resident of Warialda named Jacob Ashford died on Sunday last, and also a shepherd named Deroil, in tbe employ of 0. Blossom, Esq., who
died on the 22nd instant.

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 28th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m

D Wong on 28th July, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1805 (prev. 0000), date of death: 31st July, 1870 (prev. 0000), occupation, crime

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