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John Ashton, one of 106 convicts transported on the Active, Albermarle, Atlantic, Barrington, Britannia, Mary Ann, Matilda, Salamander and William and Mary, January 1791
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 54 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 146
||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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Maureen Withey on 16th May, 2019 wrote:
At the quarter sessions for Wilts, held last week at Devizes, John Ashton, for stealing about 10 lbs of lead, the property of the Earl of Radnor; and John Lewis, for stealing a silk handkerchief , three pair of silver plated buckles, &c. from a stable near Guildford, were ordered to be transported for seven years.
Bath Chronicle, 20 Jan 1791
John Ashton was transported on the ship Britannia.
NSW Early Convict Index.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 16th May, 2019 made the following changes:
gender: m, crime