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Mary Ashton, one of 151 convicts transported on the Edward, 23 April 1834
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 56 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 90, Class and Piece Number HO11/9, Page Number 345 (174)
||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 7th August, 2019 wrote:
Tasmanian conduct Record.
Mary Ashton, 81. Convicted 2 Jan 1834. Stated this offence- robbing a man of 5/-. Jailed once for being disorderly- one month. Tried with Christina Johnson. Single. Gaol report, well behaved.
Description: trade, ironer, height 4ft 11. Sallow complexion, blue eyes and brown hair. Mole on left side of mouth. Cambridge.
Civil Registration, Tasmania. (Via Familysearch)
Burial in the parish of New Norfolk, Mary Ann Ashton, age 31, of New Norfolk, ship Edward, buried 3 Nov 1838, Hospital patient.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 7th August, 2019 made the following changes:
date of death: 1838 (prev. 0000), gender: f, crime