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Edward Ashton

Edward Ashton, one of 302 convicts transported on the Minden, 16 July 1851

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Ashton
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1833
Occupation: Bricklayer
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 55 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Larceny
Convicted at: Worcester. Worcester Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Minden
Departure date: 16th July, 1851
Arrival date: 14th October, 1851
Place of arrival Western Australia
Passenger manifest Travelled with 301 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 92, Class and Piece Number HO11/17, Page Number 182
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

Anonymous on 1st July, 2012 wrote:

Edward Ashton was 18 on arrival. He was single, semi literate, 5’5" tall, dark brow hair, blue eyes, round face and dark complexion.

14/10/1851: TOL
January 1854: CP Perth.

29/11/1854: To SA per Hamlet from Vasse.

Convict Changes History

Anonymous on 1st July, 2012 made the following changes:

date of birth 1833-00-00, gender m

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