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David Ashton, one of 280 convicts transported on the Eden, 27 August 1836
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 55 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/10, Page Number 368
||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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Paul Scott on 26th March, 2015 wrote:
“Return of Prisoners at Lincoln Castle 31st March 1836” lists David Ashton as an inmate. He was committed to the prison on 20th January 1836 having been convicted of ‘Stealing a Mare’ and sentenced to 7 years transportation.
Source Reference: C.o.C 4/1/9 #25
Repository: Lincolnshire County Archives. Lincoln UK
Convict Changes History
Paul Scott on 26th March, 2015 made the following changes:
term: 7 years (prev. 99 years), gender: m, crime